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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™ 10042801

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Catalog No. ICN10042801



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.



Beef liver
Lyophilized Powder
Dark Green
Used in the food industry for removing Hydrogen Peroxide from milk prior to cheese production