α-Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae)

α-Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae)

MANUFACTURER: MEGAZYME

PRODUCT CODE: E-ANAAM

SKU: EA-261-147

Description

α-Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae)

α-Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae)

Content: 20,000 Units
Shipping Temperature: Ambient
Storage Temperature: 2-8oC
Formulation: In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Physical Form: Suspension
Stability: > 1 year under recommended storage conditions

High purity α-Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

 

Enzyme Activity: α-Amylase
EC Number: 3.2.1.1
CAZy Family: GH13
CAS Number: 9000-90-2
Synonyms: alpha-amylase; 4-alpha-D-glucan glucanohydrolase
Source: Aspergillus oryzae
Molecular Weight: 54,000
Concentration: Supplied at ~ 1,000 CU/mL
Expression: From Aspergillus oryzae
Specificity: endo-hydrolysis of α-1,4-D-glucosidic linkages in starch.
Specific Activity: ~ 120 U/mg (40oC, pH 5.4 on Ceralpha Reagent)
Unit Definition: One Unit of α-amylase is the amount of enzyme required to release one µmole of p-nitrophenol from blocked p-nitrophenyl-maltoheptaoside per minute (in the presence of excess α-glucosidase), pH 5.4 at 40oC, and is termed a Ceralpha Unit.
Temperature Optima: 50oC
pH Optima: 5
Application examples: For use in Megazyme Starch Damage method.
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