A group of enzymes that catalyze hydrolytic degradation of proteins. Protease breaks the peptide linkages in proteins to form amino acids. Examples of these enzymes are: Pepsin, Trypsin, ficin, bromelin, papain, and Rennin. They are used commercially for meat tenderizers and digestive aids.
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Physical and Chemical Properties
- Soluble in water.
- CAS = 9036-06-0
Resources and Citations
- Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998