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Table 2 Effect of various organic solvents on MtCh509 from M. thermotolerans DAU221

From: Cloning, purification, and characterization of an organic solvent-tolerant chitinase, MtCh509, from Microbulbifer thermotolerans DAU221

Solvent Log Pow Relative activity (%)
10% (v/v) 20% (v/v)
Control 100 100
DMSO − 1.35 139 ± 0.4 158 ± 9.2
Methanol − 0.76 84 ± 2.7 9 ± 1.1
Acetone − 0.24 31 ± 3.0 9 ± 0.5
Ethanol − 0.24 44 ± 2.1 19 ± 0.8
Acetonitrile − 0.34 20 ± 0.6 6 ± 0.2
Isopropyl alcohol 0.16 33 ± 0.0 16 ± 0.9
Butanol 0.80 74 ± 3.2 77 ± 8.0
Isoamyl alcohol 1.28 127 ± 4.1 103 ± 6.4
Benzene 2.13 148 ± 29.0 201 ± 7.1
Toluene 2.40 165 ± 5.0 157 ± 17.5
Hexane 3.50 139 ± 12.5 173 ± 29.5
  1. ±, standard error