bromelains


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bromelains

a group of proteolytic and milk-clotting enzymes derived from the pineapple plant, Ananas sativus. They are used as anti-inflammatory agents.
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Keywords: Bromelain, Pineapple, Wound healing, Inflammation, Anti-inflammatory, debridement.
Several research studies have shown beneficial effects of bromelain in diverse health-related conditions.
In this review, we present the current available scientific literature covering mechanism of action and therapeutic role of bromelain in surgical care and related conditions.
Expression of recombinant bromelain was conducted as described in our earlier studies [13,14].
The bromelain activity was measured on N-[alpha]-cbz-L-Gln-p-nitrophenyl ester using the Silverstein's method [16] with modification.
Thermal inactivation kinetics of bromelain in pineapple juice.
Use of reverse micellar systems for the extraction and purification of bromelain from pineapple wastes.
Bromelain has long been known to contain powerful proteolytic (protein-digesting) enzymes, which are beneficial in digestive enhancement.
Athletes are increasingly turning to bromelain to help manage sports injuries, and those undergoing surgery are using it to speed their recovery time.
Bromelain is the name given to the crude aqueous extract obtained from the stem and fruit of the pineapple plant (Ananas comosus Merr.
For example, bromelain was shown to significantly reduce pain response to a high degree when bradykinin was applied directly onto surgically denuded blisters in healthy male subjects (Bodi, 1966).