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Cellulase from Trichoderma sp.

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BioReagent, suitable for plant cell culture, 3-10 units/mg solid

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3-10 units/mg solid



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cell culture | plant: suitable

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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been used as enzyme for alternative energy. For more information see the Enzymes for Alternative Energy Research.


Cellulase (β-1,4-glucanase) is a natural enzyme produced by the filamentous fungi Trichoderma viride which promotes the endohydrolysis of (1→4)-beta-D-glucosidic linkages in cellulose and lichenin. Cellulases are important for processing potential commercial products such as cellulosic ethanol.


5000, 10000 units in poly bottle

Unit Definition

One unit will liberate 1.0 μmole of glucose from cellulose in one hour at pH 5.0 at 37 °C (2 hr incubation time).


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Hazard Classifications

Resp. Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



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Not applicable

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Mari Aidemark et al.
BMC plant biology, 10, 274-274 (2010-12-16)
Alamethicin is a membrane-active peptide isolated from the beneficial root-colonising fungus Trichoderma viride. This peptide can insert into membranes to form voltage-dependent pores. We have previously shown that alamethicin efficiently permeabilises the plasma membrane, mitochondria and plastids of cultured plant...
Rachel A Levin et al.
The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology, 64(5), 588-597 (2017-01-26)
Dinoflagellates within the genus Symbiodinium are photosymbionts of many tropical reef invertebrates, including corals, making them central to the health of coral reefs. Symbiodinium have therefore gained significant research attention, though studies have been constrained by technical limitations. In particular...
Binay Bhushan Panda et al.
BMC plant biology, 18(1), 89-89 (2018-05-23)
Poor filling of grains in the basal spikelets of large size panicles bearing numerous spikelets has been a major limitation in attempts to increase the rice production to feed the world's increasing population. Considering that biotechnological intervention could play important...
Jin Zhou et al.
Bioresource technology, 100(2), 819-825 (2008-09-06)
To improve the enzymatic hydrolytic efficiency and reduce production cost, a statistically designed experimental approach was used to optimize the composition of cellulase mixture so as to maximize the amount of glucose produced from steam-exploded corn stover (SECS). Using seven...
Jit Ern Chen et al.
PloS one, 14(2), e0211936-e0211936 (2019-02-20)
Modern transformation and genome editing techniques have shown great success across a broad variety of organisms. However, no study of successfully applied genome editing has been reported in a dinoflagellate despite the first genetic transformation of Symbiodinium being published about...


Enzymatic Assay of Cellulase

To standardize an enzymatic assay procedure of cellulase.

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