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P6110 Sigma

Protease from Aspergillus oryzae

≥500 U/g

Synonym: Flavourzyme®



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Biochem/physiol Actions

Protease catabolizes proteins by hydrolysis of peptide bonds. Protease, from Aspergillus oryzae, contains both endoprotease and exopeptidase activities.

General description

Fungal protease/peptidase complex produced by submerged fermentation of a selected strain of Aspergillus oryzae and contains both endoprotease and exopeptidase activities.


250 mL in glass bottle

Legal Information

A product of Novozyme Corp.

Flavourzyme is a registered trademark of Novozymes Corp.

Unit Definition

One unit is the amount of enzyme which hydrolyzes 1 μmol of L-Ieucine-p-nitroanilide per minute


Protease is an enzyme used to break down proteins by hydrolyzing peptide bonds. Protease is used to degrade proteins, to study protease inhibitors and to study thermal inactivation kinetics. Protease is used in nucleic acid isolation procedures in incubations. Product P6110 is a fungal protease/peptidase complex produced by submerged fermentation of a selected strain of Aspergillus oryzae. It has been injected into flies with a nanoject apparatus for infection and survival experiments.

The enzyme from Sigma has been used in the semi-purification of mouse colorectal mucins during protein digestion.

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What is the composition of the solution for product P6110, Protease from Aspergillus oryzae?
The composition of product P6110, Protease from Aspergillus oryzae, is 42.8% (w/w) water, 30% (w/w) sucrose, 10% (w/w) potassium chloride, 0.20% (w/w) potassium sorbate, and 17% (w/w) enzyme.
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