Agent Name

Polygalacturonase

CAS Number

9032-75-1

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Pectin glycosidase; [ChemIDplus] Polygalacturonase enzyme from Aspergillus tubingensis expressed in Trichoderma reesei; Pectin polygalacturonase; (1->4)-alpha-D-Galacturonan glycanohydrolase; Pectin depolymerase; Pectinase; Endopolygalacturonase; Pectolase; Pectin hydrolase; endo-Polygalacturonase; Poly-alpha-1,4-galacturonide glycanohydrolase; Endogalacturonase; endo-D-Galacturonase; Poly(1,4-alpha-D-galacturonide) glycanohydrolase; [ToxPlanet: FDA - GRAS Notice] Pectinase, from Rhizopus sp.; Macerozyme R-10; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Light brown powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Enzyme that breaks down pectin and is found in plants, animals, and microorganisms; Used in fruit and vegetable processing, in the production of wine, coffee, and flavorings, and in grain treatment; [ExPub: FDA - GRAS Notice]

Comments

Not considered hazardous by GHS classification; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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