Chymopapain

Known as: Chymopapain [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A cysteine endopeptidase isolated from papaya latex. Preferential cleavage at glutamic and aspartic acid residues. EC 3.4.22.6.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY DESIGN A prospective randomized study involving 280 consecutive cases of lumbar disc herniation managed either by an… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
In the tropical species Carica papaya, the articulated and anastomosing laticifers form a dense network of vessels displayed in… (More)
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1997
1997
STUDY DESIGN The biomechanical effects of chondroitinase ABC and chymopapain related to spinal segmental instability were… (More)
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1996
1996
The X-ray structure of chymopapain, a cysteine proteinase isolated from the latex of the fruits of Carica papaya L., has been… (More)
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1985
1985
The three proteinases present in papaya latex: papain (EC 3.4.22.2) chymopapain and papaya proteinase III (EC 3.4.22.6), were… (More)
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1984
1984
Chymopapain injected into the intervertebral disc space (chemonucleolysis) has been used clinically in patients with disc disease… (More)
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1983
1983
UNLABELLED In the adult mongrel dog, in vivo injection of chymopapain into the intervertebral disc resulted in disc-space… (More)
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1983
1983
A double-blind, randomized trial was conducted to compare the efficacy of intradiskal injection of chymopapain (Chymodiactin… (More)
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1976
1976
The authors report 66 patients with signs, symptoms, and a myelographic abnormality of herniated lumbar disc, who were not… (More)
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1967
1967
Chymopapain is an enzyme that has the ability to disrupt the mucopolysaccharide-protein complex of an intervertebral disc. It has… (More)
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