Arabinoxylan (Wheat Flour; for Reducing Sugar Assays)

High purity, low viscosity Arabinoxylan (Wheat Flour) for use in in the assay of endo-1,4-xylanase.

This product is produced specifically for use as a substrate for the measurement of endo-1,4-β-xylanase activity using reducing sugar methods (Nelson-Somogyi and DNSA procedures).  Arabinoxylan is an excellent alternative to Xylan (Beechwood).

Purity: > 95%. Viscosity: ~ 7 cSt. Ara: Xyl = 38:62.

Product Code
10 grams

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A Comparison of Polysaccharide Substrates and Reducing Sugar Methods for the Measurement of endo-1,4-β-Xylanase.

McCleary, B. V. & McGeough, P. (2015). Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 177(5), 1152-1163.

Novel substrates for the automated and manual assay of endo-1,4-β-xylanase.

Mangan, D., Cornaggia, C., Liadova, A., McCormack, N., Ivory, R., McKie, V. A., Ormerod, A. & McCleary, D. V. (2017). Carbohydrate Research, 445, 14-22.