enzyme unit


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enzyme unit

[′en‚zīm ‚yü·nət]
(biochemistry)
The amount of an enzyme that will catalyze the transformation of 10-6 mole of substrate per minute or, when more than one bond of each substrate is attacked, 10-6 of 1 gram equivalent of the group concerned, under specified conditions of temperature, substrate concentration, and pH number.
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One enzyme unit of xylanase or [beta]-xylosidase was expressed as 1pmol xylose or pnitrophenol (Hi Media Pvt.
One enzyme unit was defined as the amount of enzyme which released 1 [micro]M of p-NA per minute at 40[degrees]C.
One enzyme unit was defined as the amount of enzyme required to release 1 [micro]mol of p-nitroaniline per unit time (min).
One enzyme unit is the amount of enzyme which releases one micromole fatty acid per minute under specified assay conditions and expressed as U/mL/min.
One enzyme unit is defined as the amount of enzyme which is able to decompose 1.
Correlation analysis was used between traits by Pearson method for obtain relation yield traits for grain of kilograms per hectare (Grain), biomass kilograms per hectare (Biomass), Relative water content (RWC), Injury index leaf tissue (Id), ascorbic acid enzyme unit (Ascorbic), unit of enzyme catalase (CAT), superoxide dismutase (SOD)in water stress and normal conditions (table 3,4,5).
One enzyme unit (U ml-1) is defined as the amount of enzyme which releases 1 [micro]mole glucose.
One enzyme unit was defined as the amount of enzyme that catalyzed the release of 1 [micro]mole of product per minute and was calculated using the appropriate molar extinction coefficient ([member of]) in the assay conditions or a standard curve.
We defined one enzyme unit (U) as the amount of enzyme that catalyzed the release of 1 [micro]mol of product per minute, which we calculated using the appropriate molar extinction coefficient ([epsilon]) or a standard curve.
The enzyme unit (IU/ ml) of crude enzyme was determined by using DNSA method and their specific activity U/mg was calculated.
One enzyme unit is the amount of enzyme that can convert one micromole of pyruvate to lactate in one minute at 35oC in 50 mM sodium phosphate buffer pH 7.
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