Agent Name

Tilactase

Alternative Name

beta-Galactosidase

CAS Number

9031-11-2

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

beta-D-Galactosidase; Galactosidase, beta-; Lactase enzyme preparation from Candida pseudotropicalis; beta-D-Lactosidase; beta-Galactosidase; beta-Lactosidase; Biolacta; Dairyaid; Galantase; Hydrolact; Lactaid; Lactase; Lactosylceramidase II; Lactozym; Maxilact; Oryzatym; S 2107; SL 396; Sumiklat; Tilactasa [Spanish]; Tilactasum [Latin]; [ChemIDplus] beta-Galactosidase, from Escherichia coli; beta-D-Galactoside galactohydrolase; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A group of enzymes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing beta-D-galactose residues in beta-galactosides. Deficiency of beta-Galactosidase A1 may cause GANGLIOSIDOSIS, GM1." [ChemIDplus] Available commercially as a catalyst to hydrolyze milk lactose into glucose and galactose; [REPROTOX]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

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