Catalogue Number: 120-15
Product Name alpha-Amylase
Source Human Pancreas
Catalogue Number 120-15
Purity High Purity
Form Liquid
Activity > 400 U/mL (Siemens 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 > 1.0 mg protein/mL (A280, E0.1%=2.33)
Specific Activity > 100 U/mg protein
Contaminants Lipase: < 0.1%
GOT/AST: < 0.01%
ALP: < 0.01%
Protease: < 0.01%
Formulation 0.2 micron solution in 100 mM tris chloride, 150 mM sodium chloride, and 1 mM calcium chloride, pH 7.5.
Appearance Clear, colorless to light yellow liquid
Related Products 400-20 - Lipase from human pancreas
120-16 - α-Amylase from human pancreas - Lyophilized
120-10 - α-Amylase from human saliva
Storage 2-8°C
Recertification 2 years
Synonyms Amylase, a-Amylase, 1,4-a-D-glucan glucanohydrolase, glycogenase
CAS Number 9000-90-2
E.C. Number
Gene ID 279
Accession No P04746

Lee Biosolutions produces and manufactures high purity human pancreatic alpha-Amylase for research and diagnostic manufacturing uses.

Custom preparations, technical support, bulk quantities and aliquoting available, email for more details.

The enzyme a-Amylase hydrolyses alpha-bonds of large alpha-linked polysaccharides like starch and glycogen, yielding glucose and maltose. It is being used by researchers as a barometer of the body's response to physical or psychological stress. NIH study shows that Women with high levels of alpha amylase, indicating stress, are less likely to conceive.

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120-15-100 $ 100.00 100 units
120-15-500 $ 394.00 5 x 100 units
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