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H3884 Sigma-Aldrich

Hyaluronidase from bovine testes

Type IV-S, lyophilized powder (essentially salt-free), 750-3000 units/mg solid

Synonym: Hyaluronate 4-glycanohydrolase, Hyaluronoglucosaminidase

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1 g in poly bottle

50, 100, 500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hyaluronidase degrades hyaluronan and has been found to be inappropriately regulated during cancer progression.

These enzymes randomly cleave β-N-acetylhexosamine-[1→4] glycosidic bonds in hyaluronic acid, chondroitin, and chondroitin sulfates.

Unit Definition

One unit will cause a change in % transmittance at 600 nm of 0.330 per minute at pH 5.35 at 37 °C in a 2.0 mL reaction mixture (45 minute assay).

Other Notes

View more information on enzymes for complex carbohydrate analysis at www.sigma-aldrich.com/enzymeexplorer

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Can stock solutions of Product H3884,Hyaluronidase from bovine testes, be stored frozen after reconstitution?
Although Sigma-Aldrich has not tested the stability of stock solutions of Product H3884, Hyaluronidase from bovine testes, several publications cite storage of solutions of H3884 at -20 °C:1. Campbell, Keith H.S, "Transgenic Sheep form Cultured Cells", from Transgenesis Techniques: Principles and Protocols, Methods Mol. Biol.,180, 289-301 (2002). A 1500 IU/mL stock solution was stored in 20 mL aliquots at -20 °C.2. Marschall, S. and de Angelis, M.H., "In Vitro Fertilization/Cryopreservation", from Transgenic Mouse: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, 209, pp. 35-50. Humana Press (2003). 1 mg/mL stock solutions in M2 medium or water, sterile-filtered (0.22 mm filter) can be stored in aliquots at -20 °C.
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