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C6105 Sigma

Cellobiase from Aspergillus niger Green Alternative

liquid, ≥250 units/g

Synonym: Novozyme 188



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General description

Cellobiase enzyme preparation obtained by submerged fermentation of an Aspergillus niger microorganism. The cellobiase hydrolyzes cellobiose to glucose.

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Cellobiase from Aspergillus niger has been used in a study to assess the targeted antifungal delivery system of a β-Glucosidase sensitive nystatin–star poly(ethylene glycol) conjugate. Cellobiase from Aspergillus niger has also been used in a study to investigate the influence of substrate particle size and wet oxidation on physical surface structures and enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat straw.

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GHS08  GHS08
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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Certificate of Origin

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What is the unit definition of Cellobiase, Product C6105?
One unit of cellobiase activity (CBU) is defined as 2 μmole of glucose produced per minute at 40°C, pH 5.
What is the density of Cellobiase, Product C6105?
The density of this enzyme solution is approximately 1.2 g/mL.
What is the recommended dosage for Cellobiase, Product C6105?
The manufacturer's recommended dosage is 0-5%. That is, the enzyme solution should be be used at an enzyme:substrate (w:w) ratio of at least 1:20.
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