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Table 1 Stability of arazyme in the presence of various detergent components

From: Development of a novel denture care agent with highly active enzyme, arazyme

Detergent components

Concentration (v/v, %)

Residual activity (%)

Arazyme

Everlase 6.0T

None

100

100

Surfactant

 SDS

25

107

104

Bleaching agents

 Sodium bicarbonate

25

110

103

 Sodium perborate

25

97

110

 Sodium percarbonate

25

105

99

 TAED

25

92

90

pH adjustment

 Citric acid

2

98

91

Non-chlorine oxidizer

 Potassium peroxymonosulfate

25

103

98

Anti-redeposition agent

 PEG

2

100

100

  1. SDS sodium dodecyl sulfate, TAED tetraacetylethylenediamine, PEG polyethylene glycol
  2. Data are presented as means (n = 3)