14 Papain and Other Plant Sulfhydryl Proteolytic Enzymes

@inproceedings{Glazer197114PA,
  title={14 Papain and Other Plant Sulfhydryl Proteolytic Enzymes},
  author={Alexander N. Glazer and E. Lester Smith},
  year={1971}
}
Publisher Summary Papain is a simple protein containing only amino acids and devoid of carbohydrate. All of the usual amino acids are present with the exception of methionine. Papain contains no chromophoric groups other than its constituent amino acids. It is rich in tyrosine and tryptophan. The amount of active enzyme in papain solutions can be determined by a number of methods. Finkle and Smith showed that the sulfhydryl (SH) titer of papain was a direct measure of the amount of active… CONTINUE READING

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