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Substance Name: Luciferase
RN: 9014-00-0


  • Enzymes that oxidize certain LUMINESCENT AGENTS to emit light (PHYSICAL LUMINESCENCE). The luciferases from different organisms have evolved differently so have different structures and substrates.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Luminescent Agents
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Luciferases


  • EINECS 232-751-7
  • Luciferase

Systematic Name

  • Luciferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9014-00-0

Other Registry Number

  • 125547-27-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009014000