endo-1,4-β-Galactanase (Clostridium thermocellum)

350 Units at 40°C; ~ 770 Units at 60°C

Item No.  E-GALCT

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High purity recombinant endo-1,4-β-Galactanase (Clostridium thermocellum) 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 food and feed, carbohydrate and biofuels industries.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 58182-40-4 
CAZy Family GH53
Concentration ~ 125 U/mL
EC Number
Enzyme endo-1,4-β-Galactanase
Expression Recombinant from Clostridium thermocellum
Formulation In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Molecular Weight 44600
Package Dimensions 0.70 IN x 0.70 IN x 1.60 IN
Package Weight 0.04 LB
pH Optima 4.5-4.9
Physical Form Suspension
Source Clostridium thermocellum
Specificity endo-hydrolysis of (1,4)-β-D-galactosidic linkages in galactans.
Specific Activity ~ 15 U/mg (40°C, pH 4.5 on potato galactan);
~ 30 U/mg (60°C, pH 4.5 on potato galactan)
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

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

Synonyms arabinogalactan endo-beta-1,4-galactanase; arabinogalactan 4-beta-D-galactanohydrolase
Temperature Optima (°C) 60
Unit Definition One Unit of galactanase activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release one μmole of galactose reducing-sugar equivalents per minute from potato galactan in sodium acetate buffer (100 mM), pH 4.5.