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Lysozyme, ≥6,000 U/mg solid, 1 g
Lysozyme is a glycoside hydrolase.
Lysozyme is used in cancer research and veterinary applications. It is a food preservative as a natural, organic alternative to many potential carcinogens; and baby food and animal feed.
|Alternate Names||Muramidase; Mucopeptide N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase|
|Application Notes||Lysozyme is used in cancer research and veterinary applications. It is a food preservative as a natural, organic alternative to many potential carcinogens; and baby food and animal feed.|
|Base Catalog Number||10083201|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Lysozyme attacks peptidoglycans (found in the cell walls of bacteria, especially Gram-positive bacteria) and hydrolyzing the glycosidic bond that connects N-acetylmuramic acid with the fourth carbon atom of N-acetylglucosamine.|
|Pack Size||1 g|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Breathing apparatus, Pvc or other plastic material gloves, Safety glasses|
|Solubility||Soluble in distilled water or dilute buffer.|
|Specific Activity||≥6,000 u/mg solid|
|Unit Definition||One unit will cause a decrease in A450 of 0.001 per minute at pH 6.24 and 25 °C using <i>Micrococcus lysodeikticus</i> as substrate.|