Catalytic activity

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Catalytic activity


Catalytic activity of an enzyme is measured by an enzyme assay and is expressed in units of katal (kat [mol∙s-1]). More commonly (but not conforming to SI units or IUPAC recommendations) enzyme activity is expressed in units U [mol∙min-1].

Abbreviation: kat

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