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L2898 Sigma

Lysostaphin from Staphylococcus staphylolyticus

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Synonym: Glycyl-glycine Endopeptidase

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Description

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Lysostaphin is a zinc endopeptidase with a molecular weight of approximately 25 kDa. Because lysostaphin cleaves the polyglycine cross-links in the peptidoglycan layer of the cell wall of Staphylococcus species it has been found useful for cell lysis and also as a potential anti-microbial therapeutic.
pH Optimum for activity: ~7.5

Preparation Note

Prepared from L 7386

Unit Definition

One unit will reduce the turbidity (A620) of a suspension of Staphylococcus aureus cells from 0.250 to 0.125 in 10 min at pH 7.5 at 37 °C in a 6.0 ml reaction mixture.

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Available in ELITE Grade
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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
OL5985000

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Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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