α-Amylase Assay Kit (Ceralpha Method) (K-CERA)

What would be an expected level of Ceralpha units in germinated or malted barley?
The level of alpha-amylase in malted barley is about 150 Ceralpha units per gram, which would be the expected level in germinated barley grain. Pr...
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 at 10:11 AM
Should the pH of the sample be adjusted even for samples in acidic media when using the α-Amylase Assay Kit (Ceralpha Method) (K-CERA)?
The pH of the assay solution after the sample is added should be the same as that of the assay buffer that is supplied with the kit. Low sample volumes (e.g...
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 at 10:12 AM
Can you tell me the analysis method and extraction step for alpha-amylase in potatoes when using the α-Amylase Assay Kit (Ceralpha Method) (K-CERA)?
We believe that if the extraction conditions and assay procedure for wheat alpha-amylase are followed, then the assay will work without problems. The pH...
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 at 10:16 AM
What product is most suitable to measure extremely low levels of alpha-amylase in dry powdered ingredients containing starch, sugar, and non-fat dry milk and how to clarify / extract the samples?
We are aware of the problem of measurement of trace levels of alpha-amylase in starch based sources. The Ceralpha method may not be sensitive enough for ...
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016 at 10:19 AM
Can the α-Amylase Assay Kit (K-CERA) be perfomred in a 96-well microplate format?
Yes it can. Please follow this procedure: K-CERA Microplate Format Product Page (K-CERA)
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016 at 2:41 PM