Cholesterol Esterase Product Information


Source: Porcine Pancreas

I.U.B.: 3.1.1.13

This product has been discontinued.

The enzyme is found primarily in pancreas and pancreatic secretions, but in other tissues as well. Bile salts, such as cholate and its conjugates, act as stabilizers of the native polymeric form of the enzyme and can protect it from proteolytic degradation in the intestine.

Unit Definition: One Unit hydrolyzes one micromole of cholesterol ester per minute at 37°C, pH 7.0.

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