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Table 2 Substrate specificity of the purified lipase (ReLipA) from R. endophyticus

From: Expression and characterization of a novel 1,3-regioselective cold-adapted lipase from Rhizomucor endophyticus suitable for biodiesel synthesis

Substrate Chain length Specific activity (U mg−1) Relative activity (%)
pNP esters
 pNPA C2 0 0
 pNPB C4 852 53
 pNPH C6 941 58
 pNPC C8 1611 100
 pNPD C10 1137 71
 pNPL C12 1297 81
 pNPM C14 936 58
 pNPP C16 277 17
Triglycerides
 Triacetin C2 0 0
 Tributyrin C4 1164 64
 Tricaproin C6 1167 64
 Tricaprylin C8 1823 100
 Tricaprin C10 715 39
 Trilaurin C12 421 23
 Trimyristin C14 106 6
 Tripalmitin C16 44 2.4
  1. Enzyme’s activity was determined in 50 mM citrate buffer (pH 6.0) at 40 °C for 10 min