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    An aqueous solution of 10 g of catalase an enzyme found in the liver has a volume of 1 liter at 27 degrees Celcius. The solutions osmotic pressure at 27 degree celcius is found to be 0.745 torr. Calculate the molar mass of catalase.

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    According to Van't Hoff equation,

    pi = c R T

    where pi = osmotic presure = 0.745 torr = 0.000980263158 ...

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