Nitroreductase from Escherichia coli


Catalog Number: B2012858 (1 mg)
Nitroreductase from Escherichia coli is a high quality flavoprotein and is encoded by the NfsB gene. This product has been used as molecular tool for various biochemical applications. It has also been used in a wide array of other chemical and immunological applications. Custom bulk amounts of this product are available upon request.

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Nitroreductase from Escherichia coli
Catalog number: B2012858
Lot number: Batch Dependent
Expiration Date: Batch dependent
Amount: 1 mg
Molecular Weight or Concentration: N/A
Supplied as: Lyophilized Powder
Applications: molecular tool for various biochemical applications
Storage: -20°C
Keywords: NTRA
Grade: Biotechnology grade. All products are highly pure. All solutions are made with Type I ultrapure water (resistivity >18 MΩ-cm) and are filtered through 0.22 um.

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Weight 48 oz
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 8 in

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