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PharmaTutor Bromelain : Applications and Purification Strategies

@inproceedings{Sahoo2017PharmaTutorB,
  title={PharmaTutor Bromelain : Applications and Purification Strategies},
  author={Ratikanta Sahoo and Pratyush Kumar Das},
  year={2017}
}
Bromelain is a plant protease present in different parts of the pineapple [Ananas Comosus (Linn.) Merr.] plant. It is an enzyme of high commercial interest which can be attributed to the wide therapeutic and industrial applications it possesses. As such efficient purification and recovery of the enzyme is utmost necessary on a large scale basis. The review highlights the numerous applications of the protease enzyme and further discusses the various purification techniques beginning from simpler… 

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