Lactase, >5000 u/g

Key Features and Details


SYNONYMS: ß-D-Galactoside galactohydrolase; Lactase from Aspergillus oryzae; ß-Galactosidase
EC No: 232-864-1
MDL No: MFCD00130623


Lactase Application Notes Lactase is used to screen for blue white colonies in the MCS of various plasmid vectors in Escherichia coli or other bacteria. Its primary commercial use is to break down lactose in milk to make it suitable for people with lactose intolerance. Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department. Key Applications Screen for blue white colonies | Break down lactose in milk
SKU: 02100780-CF
Base Catalog Number: 100780
Alternate Names: 100780
Biochemical Physiological Actions : ß-galactosidase cleaves lactose into its monosaccharide components, glucose and galactose. It also catalyses the transglycosylation of glucose into allolactose, the inducer of ß-galactosidase, in a feedback loop.
EC No : 232-864-1
Format : Powder
MDL No : MFCD00130623
PPE : Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
RTECS No : LW5840000
Source : Aspergillus oryzae
Specific Activity : Activity >5000 u/g
Unit Definition : One unit will hydrolyze 1.0 µmole of o-nitrophenyl-beta-D-galactoside to o-nitrophenol per minute at pH 4.5 and 30 °C.

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