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M9901

Sigma-Aldrich

Mutanolysin from Streptomyces globisporus ATCC 21553

lyophilized powder, ≥4000 units/mg protein (biuret), Chromatographically purified

Synonym(s):
Mutanolysin
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.54

Quality Level

form

lyophilized powder

specific activity

≥4000 units/mg protein (biuret)

mol wt

23 kDa

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Mutanolysin from Streptomyces globisporus consists of two main lytic enzymes and may be a useful agent for dental caries control. [30]

Application

Mutanolysin has been used in a study to assess lysing and generating protoplasts of dairy streptococci. [39] It has also been used in a study to investigate the conversion of group B streptococci to protoplasts. [96] It provides gentle cell lysis for the isolation of easily degradable biomolecules and RNA from bacteria. It has been used in the formation of spheroplasts for isolation of DNA.
Provides gentle cell lysis for the isolation of easily degradable biomolecules and RNA from bacteria. It has been used in the formation of spheroplasts for isolation of DNA.

Packaging

1000, 5000, 10000, 50000 units in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mutanolysin is an N-acetylmuramidase. Like lysozyme, it is a muralytic enzyme that cleaves the β-N-acetylmuramyl-(1→4)-N-acetylglucosamine linkage of the bacterial cell wall polymer peptidoglycan-polysaccharide. Its carboxy terminal moieties are involved in the recognition and binding of unique cell wall polymers. Mutanolysin lyses Listeria and other Gram-positive bacteria such as Lactobacillus and Lactococcus.

Unit Definition

One unit will produce a ΔA600 of 0.01 per minute at pH 6.0 at 37 °C in a 1 mL volume using a suspension of Streptococcus faecalis cell wall as substrate.

Physical form

Lyophilized powder containing Ficoll® and sodium succinate buffer salts

Legal Information

Fiberfrax is a registered trademark of Unifrax Corp.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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