Endochitinase activity (nmole/minutes)-a question?

Gul Shad Ali gsa3 at CORNELL.EDU
Wed Oct 2 16:30:51 EST 1996


Hi everybody:

About 5 ng purified GUS is required to produced 1 nmole MU (methyle
Umbelliferone)/minute from methyle umbelliferyl glucuronide (MUG).  Does
anybody know (or has determined) how much PURIFIED endochitinase
(Chitinase) is required to produce 1 nmole MU/minute from any
methylumbelliferyl-substrate, specific for chitinases?  Thanks a lot.

Gul Shad Ali                                   Phone: (Home) 315-781-0051
Dept. Plant Breeding & Biometry                       (work) 315-787-2221
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New York State Agric. Expt. Station            email: GSA3 at cornell.edu
Cornell University, Geneva, NY 14456
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