Cellulase (endo-1,4-β-D-glucanase) (Aspergillus niger)

2,000 Units

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High purity Cellulase (endo-1,4-β-D-glucanase) (Aspergillus niger) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

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Application Examples Applications established in diagnostics and research within the textiles, food and feed, carbohydrate and biofuels industries.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 9012-54-8
CAZy Family GH12
Concentration ~ 1200 U/mL
EC Number
Enzyme endo-Cellulase
Expression Purified from Aspergillus niger
Formulation In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Molecular Weight 27000
Package Dimensions 0.70 IN x 0.70 IN x 1.60 IN
Package Weight 0.03 LB
pH Optima 4.5-4.9
Physical Form Suspension
Source Aspergillus niger
Specificity endo-hydrolysis of (1,4)-β-D-glucosidic linkages in cellulose.
Specific Activity ~ 80 U/mg (40°C, pH 4.5 on CM-cellulose 4M)
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

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

Synonyms cellulase; 4-beta-D-glucan 4-glucanohydrolase
Temperature Optima (°C) 60
Unit Definition One Unit of cellulase activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release one μmole of glucose reducing-sugar equivalents per minute from CM-cellulose 4M (10 mg/mL) in sodium acetate buffer (100 mM), pH 4.5 at 40°C.