- Yeast cell wall digestion
- Beta-glucanase bond lysis
Westase enzyme is prepared from Streptomyces rochei DB-34 liquid cell culture supernatant.
4°C (dry condition)
Manufactured by Ozeki Corporation.
Lyophilized powder (containing celite as the excipient).
Definition of Activity
Beta-1,6 glucanase activity: One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme required to release 1 micromole of reduced sugar from 10 mg/mL Pustulan solution in 1 min. at 37°C (pH 6.0).
Lytic activity: One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme required to decrease 660 nm absorbance by 1% in 1 min. at 30°C (pH 6.0) when using Cryptococcus albidus IFO 0612 cell wall fraction as a substrate.
- Beta-1,6 glucanase activity: 400 units/g
- Lytic activity: >35,000 units/g
- DNase activity: ND