Alpha-Amylase

Product Name Alpha-Amylase
Source Porcine Pancreas
Catalogue Number 122-20
Purity Purified
Form Lyophilized
Activity > 70 U/mg (Dimension® Clinical Chemistry System)
Unit Definition One unit will catalyze the hydrolysis of one micromole of 2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl-a-D-maltotrioside to yield 2-chloro-4-nitrophenol per minute at 37°C.
Protein > 0.4 mg protein/mg (Coomassie)
Specific Activity > 100 U/mg protein
Contaminants Lipase: < 1%
Protease: < 1%
Ammonia: < 0.1 micromole/mg
Formulation Lyophilized from tris chloride and mannitol, pH 7.2
Appearance Off-white to white powder
Related Products 400-10 - Lipase from porcine pancreas
197-25 - Colipase from porcine pancreas
188-10 - Cholesterol Esterase from porcine pancreas
Storage -20°C
Recertification 3 years
Synonyms 1,4-alpha-D-Glucan-glucanohydrolase, amy2, PPA, PA
Molecular Weight ~54,000
CAS Number 9000-90-2
E.C. Number 3.2.1.1
Gene AMY2
Gene ID 397397
Accession No P00690