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J63195 Yeast Lytic Enzyme, Arthrobacter luteus

CAS Number
Zymolyase 20T

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J63195-MD 250mg 285.00
J63195-ME 500mg 466.00
J63195-03 1g 618.00
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Yeast Lytic Enzyme, Arthrobacter luteus


Chemical Properties

Lyophilized powder
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Fully miscible.


Yeast Lytic Enzyme is used to hydrolyzes linear glucose polymers with beta-1,3-linkages, used for enzymatic digestion of yeast glycan coats and for spheroplast formation, used to digest the cell wall of active yeast cells.


20 units/mg. One unit decreases abosrbance at 800nm by 30% after 2 hour assay at 25 C using brewer's yeast as a substrate.

Literature References

Kumpei Kitamura.; Tatsuhiko Kaneko.; Yasushi Yamamoto. Lysis of viable yeast cells by enzymes of Arthrobacter luteus. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 1971, 145, (1), 402-404.

Kumpei Kitamura.; Tatsuhiko Kaneko.; Yasushi Yamamoto. lysis of viable yeast cells by enzymes of arthrobacter luteusii. purification and properties of an enzyme, zymolyase, which lyses viable yeast cells. The Journal of General and Applied Microbiology. 1974, 20, (6), 323-344.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P285-P304+P341-P342+P311-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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