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Papain from Carica papaya

solution, light brown, ≥10 U/mg protein (~25 mg/ml)

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Description

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the amount of enzyme which hydrolyzes 1 μmol N-benzoyl-L-arginine ethyl ester (BAEE, Cat. No. 12880) per minute at pH 6.2 and 25°C

Application

Papain is used as a meat tenderizer. It’s also used to break up tissue in the preparation of primary cell cultures.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Papain is a cysteine protease that cleaves peptide bonds and is known to cleave the Fc portion of antibodies.

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RU4950000
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