Urease

Source:
Jack Bean (Canavalis ensiformis)
CAS:
9002-13-5
EC:
3.5.1.5

I.U.B.: 3.5.1.5

Urease catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea. The molecular weight of the jack bean enzyme is 480,000 daltons, with an optimum pH of 6.0. It is inhibited by heavy metals.

Unit Definition
One Unit oxidizes one micromole of NADH per minute at 25°C, pH 7.6. The hydrolysis of urea is measured by coupling ammonia production to a glutamate dehydrogenase reaction.

Urease Products

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Description
Urease
Source:
Jack Bean (Canavalis ensiformis)
A soluble, lyophilized preparation. Tested for ammonia.
Store at -20°C.
Ice Pack required
Activity
≥45 units per mg dry weight
Code
URC
Cat. #
LS003885