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MP Biomedicals Catalase from Beef Liver


Oxidoreductase enzyme for catalyzing conversion of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen, 2H2O2 → 2H2O + O2

Manufacturer: mp biomedicals  0210042801

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Catalog No. ICN10042801

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Product Name Catalase
Format Lyophilized Powder
Concentration ≈13000U/mg
Color Dark Green
Source Beef liver
Molecular Weight 250
Quantity 1g
For Use With (Application) Used in the food industry for removing Hydrogen Peroxide from milk prior to cheese production
Storage Requirements 0°C

Hydrogen peroxide is a harmful byproduct of many normal metabolic processes. to prevent damage to cells and tissues, it must be quickly converted into other, less dangerous substances. To this end, catalase is frequently used by cells to rapidly catalyze the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into less-reactive gaseous oxygen and water molecules.

  • CAS Number: 9001-05-2
  • EC Number: 232-577-1
  • MDL Number: MFCD00081483
  • Format: Dark green powder
  • Specific Activity: ∽13,000U/mg solid
  • Extinction Coefficient: 36.5 (276nm)
  • Isoelectric point (pI): 5.4
  • Dissolves readily at 5mg/mL in 0.05M sodium/potassium phosphate (pH 7.0) giving clear green solution

Used in the food industry for removing hydrogen peroxide from milk prior to cheese production.