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Calculation of enzyme activity


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#1 my3

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 03:31 AM

Hi,
Can somebody help me with this??
I need to calculate the specific activity of an enzyme -
The information available is as follows:
- the molar extinction is 8800 M-1 cm-1
- rate (change in absorbance per minute) is 0.01
- amount of protein taken is 200 micrograms
- reaction volume is 200 ul
** Also i am a bit confused with the units - for expression of the results so can someone pls provide a stepwise description of the calculation with the above example!
Thanx in advance

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:11 AM

is this a homework or test question?

what is your best guess?

hint: define specific activity.
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