Term: SBO:0000558

Name

specific activity

Definition

A measure of enzyme activity under standard conditions, at a specific substrate concentration (usually saturation), expressed as the amount of product formed per unit time, per amount of enzyme. This is often expressed as micromol per min per mg, rather than the less practical official unit, Katal (1 mol per second).

Comment

refer to 3301506;
see also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enzyme_assay#Specific_activity;
request by Oliver Ruebenacker

Parent(s)

Miscellaneous

Date of creation: 13 May 2011, 11:46
Date of last modification: 13 May 2011, 11:46

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