Feruloyl esterase (rumen microorganism) 

1,000 Units

Item No.  E-FAERU

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High purity recombinant Feruloyl Esterase (rumen microorganism) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

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Application Examples Applications established in biofuels, paper and pulp, food, nutrition, medical and pharmacological industries.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 134712-49-5,
CAZy Family CE1
Concentration ~ 400 U/mL
EC Number
Enzyme Esterase
Expression Recombinant from Rumen microorganism
Formulation In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Molecular Weight 29000
Package Dimensions 0.70 IN x 0.70 IN x 1.60 IN
Package Weight 0.03 LB
pH Optima 7.0-7.4
Physical Form Suspension
Source Rumen microorganism
Specificity Catalyses the hydrolysis of the 4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamoyl (feruloyl) group from an esterified sugar, which is usually arabinose in "natural" substrates.
Specific Activity ~ 30 U/mg (40°C, pH 6.5 on ethyl ferulate)
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

Stability: Minimum 1 year at 4°C. Check vial for details.

Synonyms feruloyl esterase; 4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamoyl-sugar hydrolase
Temperature Optima (°C) 40
Unit Definition One Unit of feruloyl esterase activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release one μmole of ferulic acid per minute from ethyl-ferulate (0.39 mM) in sodium phosphate buffer (100 mM), pH 6.5 at 40°C.