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53739 Sigma-Aldrich

Laccase from Trametes versicolor

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powder, slightly beige, 15 U/mg



General description

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Laccase catalyzes the oxidation of phenol containing compounds, including lignin, through the reduction of oxygen to water. The presence of mediators will allow the oxidation of non-phenlic compounds as well. The primary function of laccase is to degrade lignin in fungi.

Unit Definition

One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme which converts 1 μmole of catechol per minute at pH 4.5 and 25 °C

Other Notes

former nomenclature: Coriolus versicolor

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.
What is Laccase from Trametes versicolor, Product 53739, soluble in?
The product is soluble at a concentration of 2 mg/mL in 0.05 M citrate buffer, pH 4.5.
What is the molecular weight of Laccase from Trametes versicolor, Product 53739?
Unfortunately, neither Sigma-Aldrich nor our supplier has determined the molecular weight of this product.
What is the enzyme content of Laccase from Trametes versicolor, Product 53739?
According to our supplier, the enzyme content of this Laccase is approximately 10%.
What is the amino acid sequence of Laccase from Trametes versicolor, Product 53739?
Unfortunately, neither Sigma-Aldrich nor our supplier has determined the amino acid sequence of the enzyme.
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