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Gibco™ Collagenase, Type IV, Powder DFS Item

Cleaves bond between neutral amino acid (X) and glycine in sequence Pro-X-Glyc-Pro, which is found with high frequency in collagen

Manufacturer:  Gibco™ LS17104019

Catalog No. 17104019



Collagenase is unique among proteases in its ability to degrade the triple-helical native collagen fibrils commonly found in connective tissues such as skin, tendon, blood vessels, and bone. Collagenase disaggregation is suitable for the culture of human tumors, mouse kidney, human adult and fetal brain, and many other tissues including epithelium. Collagenase is relatively gentle, dissociates well at physiological temperature and pH, and requires no mechanical agitation or special equipment.

  • Isolated from Clostridium histolyticum
  • Packaged as lyophilized, non-sterile powder for research use in cell or tissue dissociation and organ perfusions
  • Activity is >160 units/mg
  • With low tryptic activity and is well-suited for digestion of islet cells from the pancreas

Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture

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Shipping Condition: Room Temperature



Storage: 2°C to 8°C. Protect from light. Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture
No Phenol Red

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.