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Enzyme activity

Enzyme activity U/g IU

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#1 Tanya Swer

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Posted 21 July 2016 - 03:58 AM

Dear all, The supplier of the enzyme i procured provided the activity as U/g. I however wish to express the activity in terms of IU. Can you kindly help me clear this issue as I am very confuse with the same. 



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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:36 AM

the manufacturer should also have defined the unit (eg umoles substrate converted/minute). you can then compare that to the definition of IU for your enzyme.

 

the units used may be IU and they're telling you how many are in a gram of material.


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