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49101 Sigma

β-Glucanase from Aspergillus niger Green Alternative

powder, dark-brown, ~1 U/mg



Related Categories 3.2.x.x Glycosidases, 3.x.x.x Hydrolases, Analytical Enzymes, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate-active Enzymes,
form   powder
greener alternative product characteristics   Waste Prevention: Greener alternative product characteristics
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color   dark-brown
greener alternative category   Enabling
storage temp.   2-8°C


Biochem/physiol Actions

β-glucanases degrade β-1,4-glucans of cellulose, xyloglucan and β-1,4-xylan.

General description

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for waste prevention when used in cellulosic ethanol research. For more information see the article in biofiles.

Unit Definition

One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme which will release 1 μmole of reducing sugar equivalents (expressed as glucose) per minute at pH 5.0 and 55 °C, using β-D-glucan (Cat. No. 49102) as substrate

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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