α-Amylase is used to hydrolyze α bonds of α-linked polysaccharides, such as starch and glycogen. α-Amylase, from Sigma, has been used in various plant studies, such as metabolism studies in Arabidopsis.
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|Alternate Names||β-N-acetylglucosaminidase porcine placenta ; PPA ; al1,4 glucan-4-glucanohydrolase ; porcine pancreas α-amylase ;1,4-a-D-Glucan glucanohydrolase|
|Application Notes||α-Amylase is used to hydrolyze α bonds of α-linked polysaccharides, such as starch and glycogen. α-Amylase, from Sigma, has been used in various plant studies, such as metabolism studies in Arabidopsis.|
|Base Catalog Number||191239|
|Format||Opaque, White Suspension|
|Formulation Details||Supplied as a suspension in 0.5 saturated NaCl pH 6.0 containing 3mM CaCl2.|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Dust mask , Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves|
|Specific Activity||≥700 u/mg protein|
|Unit Definition||One unit catalyzes the liberation of 1 mmole reducing group (calculated as maltose per minute at pH 6.9 at 20 °C).|