Bromelain: an overview of industrial application and purification strategies

  title={Bromelain: an overview of industrial application and purification strategies},
  author={Zatul Iffah Mohd Arshad and Azura Amid and Faridah Aryani Md Yusof and Irwandi Jaswir and Kausar Ahmad and Show Pau Loke},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
This review highlights the use of bromelain in various applications with up-to-date literature on the purification of bromelain from pineapple fruit and waste such as peel, core, crown, and leaves. Bromelain, a cysteine protease, has been exploited commercially in many applications in the food, beverage, tenderization, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and textile industries. Researchers worldwide have been directing their interest to purification strategies by applying conventional and modern… CONTINUE READING

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