Ilex Life Sciences Hyaluronidase Enzyme 15,000 IU
Ilex Life Sciences Hyaluronidase Enzyme 4,500 IU
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Hyaluronidase Enzyme

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Bioactive hyaluronidase enzyme.

Hyaluronidases intracellularly degrade hyaluronan (also known as hyaluronic acid, or HA), one of the major glycosaminoglycans of the extracellular matrix. Hyaluronan is thought to be involved in cell proliferation, migration and differentiation. Hyaluronidase-1 may have a role in promoting tumor progression and may block the TGFB1-enhanced cell growth.

Reaction Catalyzed

Random hydrolysis of (1->4)-linkages between N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosamine and D-glucuronate residues in hyaluronate. Also hydrolyses (1→4)-β-D-glycosidic linkages between N-acetyl-galactosamine or N-acetylgalactosamine sulfate and glucuronic acid in chondroitin, chondroitin 4- and 6-sulfates, and dermatan.

Other Names

Hyaluronidase-1, EC, Hyal-1, HYAL1, Hyaluronoglucosaminidase-1, Lung carcinoma protein 1, LUCA-1.


Purified from Bovine testes.

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Physical Appearance

Sterile filtered white lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.


The enzyme was lyophilized in 1xPBS and 2% sucrose.


It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Hyaluronidase in sterile 18MΩ-cm H2O not less than 100 µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.

Specific Activity

300 IU/mg.


At ambient temperature.  Upon receipt, store the product at the temperature recommended below.


Lyophilized Hyaluronidase, although although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18°C. Upon reconstitution, Hyaluronidase should be stored at 4°C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18°C. For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA). Please prevent freeze-thaw cycles.


This product is intended for Laboratory Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. This product may not be used as a pharmaceutical or veterinary drug, agricultural product, or food additive.