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P8096 Sigma-Aldrich

Pancreatin from porcine pancreas

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: Pancreatin from hog pancreas



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activity   1 × USP specifications
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
storage temp.   −20°C


Biochem/physiol Actions

Pancreatin contains enzymatic components including trypsin, amylase and lipase, ribonuclease, and protease, produced by the exocrine cells of the porcine pancreas. This combination of enzymes allows it to hydrolyze proteins, starch and fats. Pancreatin will convert not less than 25 times its weight of potato starch into soluble carbohydrates in 5 minutes in water at 40°C, will digest not less than 25 times its weight of casein in 60 minutes at pH 7.5 at 40°C and will release not less than microequivalents of acid per min per mg pancreatin from olive oil at pH 9.0 at 37°C.

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Are there any other components added to Product P8096, Pancreatin from porcine pancreas?
Lactose is added as an extender/stabilizer.
Does the product have a recommended retest date?
If a product has a recommended retest date this would be on the Certificate of Analysis found at our website. If no recommended retest date is found on the Certificate of Analysis, then the guarantee of quality is one year from the time of delivery for unopened bottles stored at the recommended temperature. See general information on product dating in the following link to our website:  Product Dating Information Statement. Product will be retested if there is sufficient stock in the local inventory of the QC group.  Customers may request a "custom" retest of material.  There will be a charge for this service.  The QC group for the product will create a quote for the service. 
For which enzymatic activities is Product P8096, Pancreatin from porcine pancreas, assayed? What are the specifications for the specific activities?
Our specification sheet at our website lists the enzymes assayed for: lipase, amylase and protease. The specifications for each activity are given. http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/search/SpecificationSheetPage/SIAL/P8096
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