• USA Home
  • P4762 - Papain from papaya latex

EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
P4762 Sigma

Papain from papaya latex

lyophilized powder, ≥10 units/mg protein

Synonym: Papainase

Purchase

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.

Papain, product P4762 from papaya latex, has been used to digest carotid artery smooth muscle cells. Papain 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.

Other Notes

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

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

50, 100, 500 mg in glass bottle

25 mg in poly bottle

Preparation Note

2× Crystallized

Physical form

Lyophilized powder containing sodium acetate

Price and Availability


Detect Your Unseen Protein

All labs need water
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
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Antibody Basics

Immunoglobulins (Igs) are produced by B lymphocytes and secreted into plasma. The Ig molecule in monomeric form is a glycoprotein with a molecular weight of approximately 150 kDa that is shaped more ...
Keywords: Affinity chromatography, Centrifugation, Chromatography, Digestions, Direct immunofluorescence, Gene expression, High performance liquid chromatography, Immunofluorescence, Ion Exchange, Microscopy, Precipitation, Purification, Rheumatology, Scanning electron microscopy

Related Content

Antibody Explorer - Over 80,000 Products

Monoclonal and polyclonal primary antibodies are focused on cell biology, neurobiology and molecular biology. Secondary antibodies targeting multiple host’s IgG are conjugated to alkaline phosphatase...
Keywords: Amplification, Buffers, Cell biology, Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, Immunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry, Immunoprecipitation, Molecular biology, Phosphorylations, Purification, Western blot

Enzymes & Proteins

Application Index | Enzyme Index | Substrate Index | Inhibitor Index | Cofactor Index | Lectin Index
Keywords: Cell signaling, Diagnostic, Drug discovery, Molecular biology

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Set your institution to view full text papers.
Related Products

inhibitor

Product #

Description

Add to Cart

E3132 E-64, protease inhibitor
M6159 α2-Macroglobulin from human plasma, BioUltra, ≥98% (SDS-PAGE)
D7910 3,4-Dichloroisocoumarin, serine protease inhibitor
E3520 Ebselen, cysteine modifier
L2023 Leupeptin trifluoroacetate salt, ≥90% (HPLC), microbial
A6191 Antipain dihydrochloride from microbial source, protease inhibitor
C8917 Cystatin from chicken egg white, lyophilized powder
G5386 Gly-Gly-Tyr-Arg, ≥97% (HPLC)
C7268 Chymostatin, microbial

related product

Product #

Description

Add to Cart

06693 Timestrip Plus -20 °C

substrate

Product #

Description

Add to Cart

P3169 pGlu-Phe-Leu p-nitroanilide, protease substrate

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?