Agent Name

Luciferase

CAS Number

9014-00-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Luciferases; [ChemIDplus] Luciferase, from Vibrio fischeri (Photobacterium f); Luciferase from Photobacterium fischeri; Bacterial Luciferase; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Oxidizes luciferin substrates producing bioluminescence; [Merck Index] "Luciferase is a generic term for the class of oxidative enzymes used in bioluminescence and is distinct from a photoprotein." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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