Thursday 4 March 2021

Q. For an enzyme assay, it was observed based on the change of the product thus formed that 100 μ moles of the substrate is converted to product per minute per milligram of the enzyme used. The specific activity of the enzyme would be

... Answer is A). 100 units

Specific activity in biochemistry is defined as the amount of product formed by an enzyme in a given amount of time. Specific activity is often reported in units (U) per mg of enzyme, where 1 unit is equal to 1 kg mol of product formed per minute.


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