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Table 4 stability of SPLA2 in organic solvents.

From: Purification and biochemical characterization of pancreatic phospholipase A2 from the common stingray Dasyatis pastinaca

Organic solvent Relative activity% (1 h) Relative activity% (2 h)
Control 100 ± 0.5 100 ± 2.4
Acetone 95 ± 2.5 92 ± 2.2
Acetonitrile 105 ± 1.5 105 ± 2.3
Methanol 98 ± 2.4 95 ± 1.9
Ethanol 116 ± 2.7 100 ± 3.3
2-Propanol 97 ± 3.1 93 ±3.6
  1. Pure SPLA2 was incubated in each organic solvent (50%) at 30 °C for 1 or 2 hours.
  2. The experiments were conducted three times.