Pectin Identification Assay Kit

The Pectin Identification Assay Kit is suitable for the identification of pectin in food ingredients. This kit now employs a new pectate lyase from Aspergillus niger.

Product Code
500 assays per kit

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UV-method for the identification of Pectin in foodstuffs, feed
and fruit juice

                      (pH 12.5)
(1) Pectin + H2O → pectate + methanol

         (pectate lyase)
(2) Pectate → 4,5-unsaturated oligogalacturonates

Kit size:                            500 assays
Method:                           Spectrophotometric at 235 nm
Reaction time:                 ~ 30 min
Detection limit:                N/A
Application examples:
Food ingredients (e.g. citrus fruit and apple) and other materials
Method recognition:    


  • Very cost effective
  • All reagents stable for > 2 years after preparation
  • Only enzymatic kit available
  • Simple format
  • Standard included

Optimization of Xylanase Production from Fermentation of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) using Trichoderma species.

Udeh, C. B., Ameh, J. B., Ado, S. A. & Okoduwa, S. I. R. (2017). Journal of Biotechnology Research, 3(3), 15-24.

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