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C2730 Sigma

Cellulase from Trichoderma reesei

aqueous solution, ≥700 units/g

Synonym: Celluclast® 1.5L



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General description

Produced by submerged fermentation of a selected strain of the fungus Trichoderma reesei and catalyzes the breakdown of cellulose into glucose, cellobiose, and higher glucose polymers.


50 mL in glass bottle

Legal Information

A product of Novozyme Corp.

Celluclast is a registered trademark of Novozymes Corp.


Cellulase from Sigma has been used to degrade cello-oligosaccharides into glucose in order to investigate the biodegradability of bioabsorbable bacterial cellulose (BBC).

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Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
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Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

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Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
What are the optimal conditions for Product C2730, Cellulase?
For cellulase (C2730) the optimal pH range is 4.5 - 6.0, and the optimal temperature range is 50 - 60°C.
What is the unit definition for the activity of Product C2730, Cellulase?
An EGU (Endoglucanase Unit) is measured relative to a Novozyme cellulase standard. The assay utilizes carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) as the substrate and the assay is performed at 40°C. at pH 6.0.
What is the protein concentration of Product C2730, Cellulase?
The protein concentration for cellulase (C2730) is not determined.  The density of this cellulase solution is approximately 1.2 g/mL.
How do I find price and availability?
There are several ways to find pricing and availability for our products.  Once you log onto our website, you will find the price and availability displayed on the product detail page. You can contact any of our Customer Sales and Service offices to receive a quote.  USA customers:  1-800-325-3010 or view local office numbers. 
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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