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A3422 Sigma

Achromopeptidase from bacteria

partially purified powder, ≥20,000 units/mg solid

Synonym: ACP, Achromopeptidase

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Unit Definition

One unit will produce a change in A600 of 0.001 per minute per mL at pH 8.0 at 37 °C using a suspension of Micrococcus lysodeikticus as substrate (1 cm light path).

Physical form

Partially purified powder containing lactose.

Application

Achromopeptidase is useful for lysis of Gram-positive bacteria that are resistant to lysozyme. Achromopeptidase, from Sigma, has been used for the isolation and molecular characterization of skin and soft-tissue bacterial infections. Product A3422 is from bacteria and is a partially purified powder containing lactose.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Achromopeptidase is a lysyl endopeptidase that has a molecular weight of approximately 27 kDa. It works best between pH 8.5 -9. Approximately 500-1,500 μn/ml achromopetidase can be used to lyse cells at a density of OD600 = 0.6 over 2 hours at 37 °C.

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GHS08  GHS08
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NONH for all modes of transport
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Protocols & Articles

Protocols

Enzymatic Assay of Achromopeptidase

The objective of this procedure is to standardize a method for the enzymatic assay of Achromopeptidase.
Keywords: Clinical, Microbiology

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