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10115 Sigma-Aldrich

Amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger

lyophilized, powder, ~70 U/mg

Synonym: 1,4-α-D-Glucan glucohydrolase, Exo-1,4-α-glucosidase, Glucoamylase



Related Categories 3.2.x.x Glycosidases, 3.x.x.x Hydrolases, Application Index, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Hydrolysis,
form   powder
quality   lyophilized
mol wt   Mr ~97,000
optimum temperature   50 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C


General description

Amyloglucosidase is a disaccharide enzyme belonging to the α-glucosidase type. It is produced by several species of Aspergillus genus.


Amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger has been used in glycogen assay and in acetate buffer for starch hydrolysis.

Unit Definition

One unit corresponds to the amount of enzyme which liberates 1 μmole of glucose per minute at pH 4.8 and 60 °C (starch acc. to Zulkowsky, Cat. No. 85642, as substrate).

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Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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What is the molecular weight of Product 10115,Amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger?
Amyloglucosidase from A. niger exists in two isoforms with MWs of 69,810 and 89,130, as determined by SDS-PAGE. See: Starch, 34, 346 (1982).
Does Product 10115,Amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger, contain any stabilizers or additives?
Fluka does not add any extending additives such as glucose or sucrose. Only sodium acetate buffer salts are added. It is unknown to Fluka if the starting material contained any additives.
How can a solution of Product 10115,Amyloglucosidase from Aspergillus niger, be prepared?
A 1 mg/mL solution may be prepared in water, or in 10 mM sodium acetate buffer at approximately pH 4.8.
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