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Item #: 343-10
One unit will catalyze the hydrolysis of one micromole of ethyl butyrate to butyrate and ethanol per minute at pH 7.4 and 37C
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Typically >0.75 mg protein/mg (Coomassie/OD280)
Porcine (Pig) Liver
Asymmetric Ester Hydrolysis, Research, Life Science, Manufacturing, Urinalysis
Lyophilized from a solution in 20mM Phosphate, pH 7.5
Carboxyl esterase, Carboxylic-ester hydrolase, PLE
Typically >75 U/mg powder @ 37C
Lee Biosolutions is the largest producer of Esterase from porcine liver used in urine controls and for kinetic resolutions and asymmetric ester hydrolysis in organic chemistry.
Technical support, bulk quantities and aliquoting available, email Info@leebio.com for more details. 100,000 to 250,000 kU single lot sizes.
Porcine liver Esterase has been used as a substitute for Leukocyte Esterase. White blood cells in the urine usually indicate a urinary tract infection. The leukocyte esterase (LE) test detects esterase, an enzyme released by white blood cells. Leukocyte esterase is a urine test for the presence of white blood cells and other abnormalities associated with infection.
Porcine liver esterase is used to catalyze the hydrolysis of pentaacetyl catechin and epicatechin for use in pharmaceutical and industrial applications and is commonly used for kinetic resolutions and asymmetric synthesis in organic chemistry.