Dextranase (Chaetomium sp.)

320,000 Units at 40°C

Item No.  E-DEXT

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High purity Dextranase (Chaetomium sp.) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

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Application Examples For use in research.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 9025-70-1
CAZy Family Other, Non-classified sequences
Concentration ~ 8000 U/mL
EC Number
Enzyme endo-1,6-α-Glucanase (Dextranase)
Expression Purified from Chaetomium sp.
Formulation In 50% (v/v) glycerol
Molecular Weight 66000
Package Dimensions 1.20 IN x 1.20 IN x 3.70 IN
Package Weight 0.25 LB
pH Optima 5.0-5.4
Physical Form Solution
Source Chaetomium sp.
Specificity Hydrolysis of α-1,6 glucosidic linkages in dextran.
Specific Activity ~ 490 U/mg protein at pH 5.0 and 40°C;
~ 607 U/mg protein at pH 5.0 and 50°C
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

Stability: > 4 years at 4°C

Synonyms endo-dextranase; α-D-1,6-glucan-6-glucanohydrolase; 1,6-α-D-glucan 6-glucanohydrolase
Temperature Optima (°C) 60
Unit Definition One Unit of dextranase activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release one µmole of reducing-sugar equivalents from Dextran B512 per minute under the conditions stated.