Yatalase is an enzyme commonly used for filamentous fungi cell wall digestion, enabling protoplast preparation. The product is prepared from cell-culture supernatants of Corynebacterium sp. OZ-21 and consists mainly of chitinase, chitobiase, and beta-1,3-glucanase.
- Can be used to prepare protoplasts from filamentous fungi
- Excellent thermostability at room temperature
- Efficiently digests native chitin
- Cell-wall digestion of filamentous fungi
Enzyme activities found in Yatalase
|Enzyme activity||Activity (U/g powder)|
|Cell-well lysing activity||10,000|
Yields of protoplasts
|Species||Yield of protoplasts (× 106/g wet cells)|
- Optimum pH: 7.2
- Optimum temperature for enzyme activity: 37°C
Iwashita, K., Todoroki, K., Kimura, H., Shimoi, H. & Ito, K. Purification and characterization of extracellular and cell wall bound beta-glucosidases from Aspergillus kawachii. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 62, 1938–46 (1998).
Tsuchiya, K., Nishimura, K. & Iwahara, M. Purification and Characterization of Glutamate Decarboxylase from Aspergillus oryzae. Food Sci. Technol. Res 9, 283–287 (2003).
Additional product information
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