Technical Data
-Glucosidase, Almond
Molecular Biology Storage: -20°CShipping: Blue Ice
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of glucosides. Emulsin originally was the term applied to the extract of sweet almonds. It remains as the historical prototype of -glucosidase. Many other sources of the enzyme have been described.

Emulsin also shows significant D-galactosidase activity and there is some question as to whether or not it is one enzyme with two activities, because non-parallel response to inhibitors points to two separate enzymes. D-mannosidase has also been reported in almond emulsin.

Reaction Equation:
b-D-Glucosidase + H2 = Alcohol + D-Glucose

a-Amylse 0.01%

As reported

Specific Activity: 30u/mg protein

Suitable for use as calibrator or control serum. Other applications have not been tested.

Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Purity: Purified
Form: Supplied as lyophilized powder.

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
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Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.