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Agarase and Agarose

Agarose
Agarose is the principal neutral gelling component of agar extracted from algae. Agarose is a complex range of polysaccharide chains composed of alternating α-(1-3)-D-galactosyl-β-(1-4)-anhydro-L-galactosyl units.1
Agarase
EC# 3.2.1.81
Synonym: agarose 3-glycanohydrolase
Agarase catalyzes the hydrolysis of 1,3-b-D-galactosidic linkages in agarose, giving the tetramer as the predominant product.1
References
1. Enzyme Nomenclature (www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iubmb/enzyme/EC3/2/1/81.html)

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A6306 Agarase from Pseudomonas atlantica lyophilized powder, ≥5,000 units/mg protein (Lowry)