Azo-Galactan (Potato)

High purity dyed, soluble Azo-Galactan (Potato) for the measurement of enzyme activity, for research, biochemical enzyme assays and in vitro diagnostic analysis.

Substrate for the specific measurement of endo-1,4-β-D-galactanase. Prepared from potato galactan pre-treated with α-L-arabinofuranosidase to reduce arabinose content.

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4 grams

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Plant cell wall degradation by saprophytic Bacillus subtilis strains: gene clusters responsible for rhamnogalacturonan depolymerization.

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A new family of rhamnogalacturonan lyases contains an enzyme that binds to cellulose.

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Characterization of the Erwinia chrysanthemi gan locus, involved in galactan catabolism.

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The β-1,4‐endogalactanase A gene from Aspergillus niger is specifically induced on arabinose and galacturonic acid and plays an important role in the degradation of pectic hairy regions.

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Evidence that galactanase A from Pseudomonas fluorescens subspecies cellulosa is a retaining family 53 glycosyl hydrolase in which E161 and E270 are the catalytic residues.

Braithwaite, K. L., Barna, T., Spurway, T. D., Charnock, S. J., Black, G. W., Hughes, N., Lakey, J. H., Virden, R., Hazelwood, G. P., Henrissat, B. & Gilbert, H. J. (1997). Biochemistry, 36(49), 15489-15500.

A simple assay procedure for β-D-mannanase.

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Chapter 1: Principle of the Assay Procedure
Chapter 2: Substrate & Kit Description
Chapter 3: Dissolution of Azo-CM-Cellulose
Chapter 4: Precipitant Solution
Chapter 5: Preparation of Buffer Solution
Chapter 6: Assay Procedure
Chapter 7: Calculation