Phosphoglucose isomerase (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

Item No.  E-PGISC-5KU

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High purity Phosphoglucose isomerase (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) for use in research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

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Application Examples Applications for the measurement of D-fructose in carbohydrate research and in the food and feeds, fermentation, wine, beverage and dairy industries.
Brand Megazyme
CAS Number 9001-41-6 
Concentration E-PGISC-5KU: ~ 1,000 U/mL.
E-PGISC-50KU: ~ 5,000 U/mL.
EC Number
Enzyme Isomerase
Expression Recombinant from Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Formulation In 3.2 M ammonium sulphate
Molecular Weight 62400
Package Dimensions 0.70 IN x 0.70 IN x 1.60 IN
Package Weight 0.09 LB
pH Optima 7.5-7.9
Physical Form Suspension
Source Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Specificity Catalyses the reaction: D-Glucose 6-phosphate = D-fructose 6-phosphate
Specific Activity ~ 350 U/mg of protein (25°C, pH 7.6 on fructose 6-phosphate);
~ 570 U/mg of protein (40°C, pH 7.6 on fructose 6-phosphate)
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: 2-8°C

Stability: > 4 years at 4°C

Synonyms glucose-6-phosphate isomerise; D-glucose-6-phosphate aldose-ketose-isomerase
Temperature Optima (°C) 40
Unit Definition One unit of phosphoglucose isomerase activity is the amount of enzyme required to convert one µmole of D-fructose 6-phosphate to D-glucose 6-phosphate at pH 7.6.