The key enzymatic activity of Novozym® 539 is provided by a serine endo-protease. It hydrolyzes internal peptide bonds. In diagnostics, that makes it highly suitable for lysis processes, as these need an efficient breakdown of viral cell walls.
A broad potential application range
Novozym® 539 has the potential to be used in a broad range of viral diagnostic applications. These include influenza, HIV and COVID-19.
A recombinant product
This is a recombinant product manufactured by microbial fermentation.
Novozym® 539 is an intermediate nucleus-free product. It can be upgraded to your required product specifications.
Activity: 35 KNPU-S/g.
This product contains enzymes. While enzymes are safe to use in consumer applications, they need correct handling in working environments to ensure workers’ safety.
Indeed, repeated inhalation of enzyme dust or aerosols resulting from improper handling may induce sensitization and may cause allergic type 1 reactions in sensitized individuals.
Please follow the precautionary handling recommendations below:
For more safety information, please watch the entire series of safety videos.