one unit of enzyme

Francois Coulier coulier at infobiogen.fr
Sat Oct 12 01:51:22 EST 1996


On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Thomas Comery wrote:

> 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.
> 
That is for restriction enzymes only.


Francois Coulier
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