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A2771 Sigma

α-Amylase from barley malt Green Alternative

Type VIII-A, powder

Synonym: 1,4-α-D-Glucan-glucanohydrolase

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Properties

Related Categories 3.2.x.x Glycosidases, 3.x.x.x Hydrolases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Hydrolysis,
type   Type VIII-A
form   powder
α-amylase activity   ≥1 unit/mg solid
β-amylase activity   ≥1 unit/mg solid
contains   lactose as extender
greener alternative product characteristics   Waste Prevention: Greener alternative product characteristics
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.
greener alternative category   Enabling
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

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 starch ethanol research. For more information see the article in biofiles.

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Packaging

Package size based on α-amylase activity

Unit Definition

One unit will liberate 1.0 mg of maltose from starch in 3 min at pH 6.9 at 20 °C.

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GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
BU7432500
Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Cell signaling, Diagnostic, Drug discovery, Molecular biology

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