Enzyme

Classification

Assay

Acid Phosphatase

Phosphatase

HFU (Acid Phosphatase Activity Unit), FCC

Aminopeptidase, Leucine

Peptidase

LAP Activity, SIGMA

Amylase, alpha

Carbohydrase

CU (Ceralpha Unit), AACC Ceralpha Method

Amylase, alpha

Carbohydrase

CU (Ceralpha Unit), AACC Amylazyme Method

Amylase, alpha

Carbohydrase

SN (Stirring Number), AACC Rapid Visco Analyzer Method

Amylase, alpha

Carbohydrase

Amylograph Value, AACC

Amylase, alpha-, bacterial

Carbohydrase

BAU (Bacterial Amylase Unit), FCC

Amylase, alpha-, Nonbacterial

Carbohydrase

DU (alpha-Amylase Dextrinizing Unit), FCC

Amylase, beta-

Carbohydrase

Baker Unit, FCC

Amylase Inhibitor

Amylase Inhibition Activity

Phaseolamine Equivalence (PE)

Amyloglucosidase (Glucoamylase)

Carbohydrase

AGU (Amyoglucosidase Activity Unit)

Bromelain

Protease

PU (Papain Unit), FCC, USP

Catalase

Carbohydrase

Baker Unit, FCC

Cellulase

Carbohydrase

CU (Cellulase Unit), FCC

Chymotrypsin

Protease

USP CU (USP Chymotrypsin Unit)

Diastase

Carbohydrase

DP° (Diastic Power), FCC

Ficin

Protease

PU (Papain Unit), FCC

Galactonase, alpha-

Carbohydrase

GalU (Galactosidase Unit), FCC

Glucanase, beta-

Carbohydrase

BGU (beta-Glucanase Unit), FCC

Glucoamylase (Amyloglucosidase)

Carbohydrase

AGU (Amyoglucosidase Activity Unit)

Glucose Isomerase

Isomerase

GIcU (Glucose Isomerase Unit)

Glucose Oxidase

Oxidoreductase

GOTu (Glucose Oxidase Titrimetric Unit)

Glucosidase, beta-D-

Carbohydrase

IU, FCC

Hemicellulase

Carbohydrase

HCU (Hemicellulosae Unit), FCC

Invertase

Carbohadrase

INVU (Invertase Unit), FCC

Lactase, Acid

Carbohydrase

ALU (Acid Lactase Unit), FCC

Lactase, Neutral

Carbohydrase

NLU (Neutral Lactase Unit), FCC

Lipase

Lipase

LU (Lipase Unit), FCC

Malt Diastase

Carbohydrase

DP° (Diastic Power), FCC

Maltogenic Amylase

Carbohydrase

MANU (Maltogenic Amylase Unit)

Milk-Clotting Activity Test

Enzymes

Milk-Clotting Unit

Nattokinase

Peptidase

FU

Pancreatin

Mixed carbohydrase, protease, and lipase

Amylase Activity, USP Unit; Lipase Activity, USP Unit; Protease Activity, USP Unit

Papain

Protease

PU (Papain Unit)

Pectinase

Mixture of Carbohydrases

endo-PG (Endopolygalacturonase activity)

Pepsin

Protease

Pepsin Unit, FCC

Peroxidase

Indicator of lipase inactivation

Qualitative (positive or negative), AACC

Phospholioase A2

Lipase

Phospholipase Unit, FCC

Phytase

Phosphatase

FTU (Fytase Unit), FCC

Plant Proteolytic Activity Test

For plant protease

PU (Papain Unit)

Polyphenol Oxidase (PPO)

Polyphenol Oxidase

A475 Readings, AACC

Proteolytic Activity

Protease

HUT (Hemoglobin Unit on the Tyrosin basis), AACC

Proteolytic Activity Test, Bacterial

For bacterial protease

PC (Bacterial Protease Unit), FCC

Proteolytic Activity Test, Fungal

For fungal protease

HUT (Hemoglobin Unit on the Tyrosin basis), FCC

Proteolytic Activity Test, Fungal (SAP)

For fungal protease

SAP (Spectrophotometric Acid Protease Unit)

Pullulanase

Carbohydrase

PUN (Pullulanase Unit)

Serratia Peptidase

Peptidase

SPU

Trypsin

Protease

USP Trypsin Unit, FCC, USP

Trypsin Inhibitor Activity

Trypsin inhibitors

TIU (Trypsin Inhibitor Unit), AACC

Urease

Urease

Urease Activity, AACC

Xylanase Activity

Xylanase

Xylanase Activity (Bailey 1992)

Yeast Activity, Gas Production

n/a

Gas production activity, AACC 89-01


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