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Papain from papaya latex

lyophilized powder, 0.5-2.0 units/mg solid

Synonym: Papainase

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Description

Application

Used to produce Fab fragments of antibodies. Also used for cell dissociation since it has been shown to be more effective and less damaging with certain tissues.

Papapain papaya latex, product P3250, has been used to hydrolyze chitosan to determine whether chitosan can be used in food preservation. It is used in dissecting solutions. It is used to produce Fab fragments of antibodies. It is used for cell dissociation since it has been shown to be more effective and less damaging with certain tissues.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A cysteine protease that cleaves peptide bonds of basic amino acids, leucine, or glycine.
pH optimum 6.0-7.0
Also hydrolyzes esters and amides.

Papain papaya latex has antifungal activity against C. albicans. It is a cysteine protease that cleaves peptide bonds of basic amino acids, leucine, or glycine.
. The pH optimum is 6.0-7.0
. Papain hydrolyzes esters and amides.

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View more information on papain at www.sigma-aldrich.com/enzymeexplorer.

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Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
RU4950000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

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