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Cholesterol Oxidase

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  • Suitable for use in the formulation of cholesterol testing reagents and Point of Care testing devices

Key Features


Feature Advantages Benefits
High specific activity Requires less weight of enzyme within reagent/strip. Improves solubility of formulation.

Less interference effects in formulated reagent/strip.

Low Km for cholesterol Less enzyme units required.

Ensures reaction goes to completion, and also in a short period of time.

Reduces manufacturing costs.

Enables higher sample throughput for reagent users. Faster patient results.

Soluble over wide pH range Suitable for use in a wide range of buffer formulations. Increases manufacturing flexibility.
High thermal stability Improved reagent/strip stability.

Reduced loss of enzyme during strip drying.

Longer shelf life of reagent/strip.

Reduces manufacturing costs.

No animal derived materials Not affected by Animal By Product regulations.  Eliminates shipping issues.
Quick reconstitution time Ready to use in minutes.  More user friendly.

Key Specifications

  • Activity: >45 U/mg

Key Characteristics

  • Optimal pH: 6.5 – 7.5
  • pH Stability: 4.5 – 9.0 (25°C, 20 hrs)
  • Thermal Stability: Stable at 60°C and below (pH 7.0, 15 mins)
  • Format: Freeze dried powder

Product Availability: Worldwide

Origin: Streptomyces lividans

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Name Part Size
Cholesterol Oxidase RECO-70-1229 KU

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