Potential role of bromelain in clinical and therapeutic applications.

@article{Rathnavelu2016PotentialRO,
  title={Potential role of bromelain in clinical and therapeutic applications.},
  author={Vidhya Rathnavelu and Noorjahan Banu Mohamed Alitheen and Subramaniam Sohila and Samikannu Kanagesan and Rajendran Ramesh},
  journal={Biomedical reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          283-288
        }
}
Pineapple has been used as part of traditional folk medicine since ancient times and it continues to be present in various herbal preparations. Bromelain is a complex mixture of protease extracted from the fruit or stem of the pineapple plant. Although the complete molecular mechanism of action of bromelain has not been completely identified, bromelain gained universal acceptability as a phytotherapeutic agent due to its history of safe use and lack of side effects. Bromelain is widely… 
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