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FermFast Alpha-Amylase Enzyme 15 Gram


Thermostable powdered alpha-amylase enzyme for hydrolysis of long-chain starch molecules into short-chain dextrins. Use in mashing of grains, potato or any other starch-based substrate prior to saccharification (with glucoamylase) and ethanolic fermentation.

Directions: Add 1/3 of the sachet contents to the mash. After boil, adjust temperature to 185°F
(85°C), add the other 2/3 of the sachet and hold temperature for 60 minutes before cooling.
Optimum pH is 6 to 6.5.
Enzyme is stable up to 230°F (110°C).
Optimum activity at 185°F (85°C).
Note: all enzymes require typically 50ppm calcium ions for maximum activity and stability.