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Pepsin, Porcine Stomach Mucosa

Catalyzes the hydrolysis of aminoacyl-proline to an amino acid and proline. Inhibitors include aliphatic alcohols, pepstatin A, and pH 6.0.

Synonym(s):
Pepsin, Porcine Stomach Mucosa
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Quality Level

form

lyophilized

specific activity

≥2000 units/mg protein

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze
desiccated

solubility

10 mM HCl: 0.5 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Native pepsin from porcine stomach mucosa. Active under acidic conditions. Catalyzes the hydrolysis of aminoacyl-proline to an amino acid and proline. Inhibitors include aliphatic alcohols, pepstatin A, and pH >6.0. Has an optimal pH of 2.0-4.0.
Native pepsin from porcine stomach mucosa. Secreted by the mucosal lining of the stomach. Active under acidic conditions. Catalyzes the hydrolysis of aminoacyl-proline to an amino acid and proline. Inhibitors include aliphatic alcohols, pepstatin A, and pH >6.0.

Packaging

500 mg in Plastic ampoule
2 g in Plastic ampoule

Warning

Toxicity: Harmful (C)

Unit Definition

One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that will digest hemoglobin substrates to TCA-soluble products, measured as a change in absorbance at 280 nm of 0.001 per min at 37°C, pH 2.0.

Reconstitution

Following reconstitution, aliquot and freeze (-20°C). Stock solutions are stable for up to 6 months at -20°C.

Other Notes

Bergmeyer, H.V. 1984. Methods of Enzymatic Analysis (3rd ed., vol. 5) p. 232, Academic Press, New York.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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