Acetylxylan esterase (Orpinomyces sp.)

Item No.  E-AXEAO-1KU

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High purity recombinant Acetylxylan esterase (Orpinomyces sp.) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

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Application Examples Applications established in carbohydrate research and biofuel industries.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 188959-24-2,
CAZy Family CE6
Concentration E-AXEAO-1KU: ~ 1,000 U/mL.
E-AXEAO-3KU: ~ 1,000 U/mL.
EC Number
Enzyme Esterase
Expression Recombinant from Orpinomyces sp.
Formulation In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Molecular Weight 34000
Package Dimensions 0.70 IN x 0.70 IN x 1.60 IN
Package Weight 0.04 LB
pH Optima 7.0-7.4
Physical Form Suspension
Source Orpinomyces sp.
Specificity Catalyses the hydrolysis of acetyl groups from polymeric xylan, acetylated xylose, acetylated glucose, α-napthyl acetate and 4-nitrophenyl acetate but not from triacetylglycerol. Does not act on acetylated mannan or pectin.
Specific Activity ~ 36 U/mg (40°C, pH 6.7 on 4-nitrophenyl acetate)
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

Stability: Minimum 1 year at 4°C. Check vial for details.

Synonyms acetylxylan esterase
Temperature Optima (°C) 40
Unit Definition One Unit of acetylxylan esterase activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release one μmole of p-nitrophenol per minute from 4-nitrophenyl acetate in sodium phosphate buffer (100 mM), pH 6.7 at 40°C.