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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.
- Skin contact may cause irritation.
- May be harmful by ingestion and inhalation.
- Sigma Chemical: Technical sheet
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in water and saline solution.