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Table 3 Cost of different commercial laccases and laccases produced by researchers in scale-up experiments

From: Laccases as green and versatile biocatalysts: from lab to enzyme market—an overview

Product Brand/ Reference Enzyme source Amount Price [€] Activity (U) or specific activity (U/g) Specific cost (€/kU) 1Final specific cost (€/kU)
Sigma Aldrich/ 38,429 Laccase from Trametes versicolor 10 g € 534,00 a500 U/g 106.8 83.30
Sigma Aldrich/ 40,452 Laccase from Agaricus bisporus 1 g € 671,00 a4000 U/g 167.7 130.85
Sigma Aldrich/ L2157 Laccase from Rhus vernicifera 10,000 UNITS € 340,00 b10000U 34.0 30.94
Sigma Aldrich/ SAE0050
Synonym Novozym® 51,003
Recombinant laccase from M. thermophila expressed in Aspergillus oryzae 250 mL €255,00 b1000U/g 1.02 0.93
Pezzella et al. (2017) Laccase from Pleurotus ostreatus expressed in yeast Pichia pastoris rPOXA1b 0.34 0.34 (2017)
20.56 (2021)
Lú-Chao et al. (2018) Laccase from Ganoderma Lucidum 1.08 1.08 (2018)
21.52 (2021)