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one unit of enzyme

Thomas Comery tcomery at drugs.bsd.uchicago.edu
Fri Oct 11 09:50:59 EST 1996

Jeff F wrote:
> Hello!
> I am wondering if anyone can tell me the definition of one unit of
> enzyme!
> Thank you for your time!
> Jeff F
> jefff at lglobal.com
> Toronto

Although it tends to vary by manufacturer, the most frequent I have come
across is:
The amount of enzyme required to comletely digest 1 microgram of lambda
DNA in one hour at 37 degrees.

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