α-Amylase HR Reagent (R-AMHR4)

Is the Ceralpha α-Amylase Assay Reagent (R-CAAR4) or the Amylase HR Assay Reagent (R-AMHR4) preferable for use a pH 6-7?
The Ceralpha α-Amylase reagent (R-CAAR4) can only be used in the pH range 5.0-6.0, as stated in the data sheet. To assay amylase at pH 6-7 you will need the...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Can the α-Amylase HR Assay Reagent (R-AMHR4) be used for the determination of fungal alpha-amylase?
To measure fungal alpha-amylase alone, use the conversion factor available in the Ceralpha kit (K-CERA) data booklet. To measure fungal alpha-amylase in the...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Any recommendations for using the α-Amylase HR Assay Reagent (R-AMHR4) at pH 3-4?
The α-Amylase HR Assay Reagent (R-AMHR4) cannot be used at pH 3-4.  However, you can perform a similar assay using blocked p-nitrophenyl maltoheptaoside (O-...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Can the α-Amylase HR Assay Reagent (R-AMHR4) be used to analyse the alpha-amylase content of meat?
Yes, animal amylases are usually assayed at pH 6.9 and Amylase HR reagent can be used up to pH 7.5. Product Page (R-AMHR4)
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 10:15 AM
What is the cause of the α-Amylase Assay Reagent (R-CAAR4) and/or α-Amylase HR Reagent (R-AMHR4) turning yellow before addition of enzyme?
This problem is usually due to the quality of the water used to make up the reagent. Even trace amounts of α-amylase in the water (due to slight algal growt...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 10:16 AM