Unit for catalytic activity coherent with the SI, equal to the catalytic activity
that catalyses a reaction rate of one mole
per second in an assay
katal is recommended for use in the specific context of enzymes
and clinical chemistry.
PAC, 1996, 68, 957
(Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations
on page 977
PAC, 1994, 66, 2587
(Glossary of bioanalytical nomenclature - Part 1: General terminology, body fluids,
enzymology, immunology (IUPAC Recommendations 1994))
on page 2595
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