chymopapain


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chymopapain

[‚kī·mō·pə′pī·ən]
(biochemistry)
Any one of several proteolytic enzymes obtained from papaya.
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Because collagen type 1 is not affected by chymopapain (unless at higher doses) only the nucleus pulposus is hydrolyzed.
They contain enzymes such as papain and chymopapain, which are anti-inflammatory.
The proteolytic activities of chymopapain, papain, and papaya proteinase III.
The unique protein-digesting enzymes papain and chymopapain have been shown to help lower inflammation and to improve healing from burns in addition to helping in digestion of proteins.
An example is chymopapain, used for chemonucleolysis.
grantii was stable at 50[degrees]C but loses activity at 90[degrees]C, this thermal stability is similar to other protease like Papain at 80[degrees]C [24], Chymopapain at 75[degrees]C [30], Ficin at 55[degrees]C [31] and Calatropin at 550C [21].
Neither complementary and alternative medicine, nor surgical procedures like Chymopapain like injection, IDET, discectomy and fusion have withstood scientific testing for their effectiveness.
also recorded two important compounds called chymopapain and papain, which are supposed to aid in digestion.
The main phytochemicals of papaya latex are the proteolytic enzymes, papain and chymopapain (Brocklehurst and Salih, 1984).
Anti-CD16-bound cells were treated with chymopapain (ChymoCell-T; The Boots Company PLC) at 20 kat units/well for 30 min at room temperature to separate the cells from the antibody.
This cost-effectiveness issue has been examined empirically by Norton (1986), who studied the costs of surgical disc removal by both excision and use of chymopapain (an enzymatic lytic agent) in workers' compensation claimants in Oregon.