bromelain, bromelin

bromelain, bromelin
One of a group of peptide hydrolases, all thiol proteinases, obtained from pineapple stem; used in tenderizing meats and in producing hydrolysates of proteins; orally administered in the treatment of inflammation and edema of soft tissues associated with traumatic injury.

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  • Bromelain — can refer to one of two protease enzymes extracted from the plant family Bromeliaceae, or it can refer to a combination of those enzymes along with other compounds produced in an extract.ComponentsBromelain is a mixture of sulfur containing… …   Wikipedia

  • Bromelin — Stamm Bromelain Größe 212 Aminosäuren Bezeichner Externe IDs UniProt:  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • bromelain — also bromelin noun Etymology: bromelain by alteration of bromelin, from New Latin Bromelia Date: 1894 a protease obtained especially from the pineapple …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bromelain — bro·me·lain also bro·me·lin brō mə lən n a protease obtained from the juice of the pineapple * * * bro·me·lain (broґmə lān) any of several cysteine endopeptidases that catalyze the cleavage of proteins on the carboxyl side of alanine,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bromelain — Bro|me|la|in [nlat. Bromelia ananas = Ananas (Bot.); in(3)]; das; s, e: Peptidketten spaltende Proteinase, die in Pharmazie, Leder , Textilindustrie u. als Fleischzartmacher Verwendung findet. * * * Bromelain   das, s, Bromelin, aus Früchten,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bromelin — noun see bromelain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bromelin — bro·mel·in (broґmel in) bromelain …   Medical dictionary

  • bromelin — noun see bromelain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ananas comosus — Ananas Ananas (Ananas comosus), Ananaspflanze mit reifer Frucht Systematik Unterklasse: Commelinaähnliche (Commelinidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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