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Papain from Carica papaya

powder, almost white, ~12 U/mg

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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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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
RU4950000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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