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A group of proteolytic enzymes. Chymotrypsin catalyzes the hydrolysis of various proteins, especially casein. It is obtained from the pancreas of oxen and sold as a yellowish white amorphous powder. Chymotrypsin has been used for debridement and other types of cleaning.

Other Properties

Soluble in water and saline solution.

CAS 9004-07-3

Hazards and Safety

Skin contact may cause irritation. May be harmful by ingestion and inhalation.

Sigma Chemical: MSDS

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