- Additional Attributes: Papain, Proteolytic Enzymes
- Donor / Source:Papaya Latex
- Activity:Activates to at least 20 units per mg protein
Supplied as a 2X crystalline suspension in 50mM sodium acetate, pH 4.5. To insure full activity, the enzyme should be incubated in a solution containing 1.1mM EDTA, 0.067mM mercaptoethanol and 5.5mM cysteine-HCl for 30 minutes. It is recommended that the enzyme be 0.22 micron filtered after dissolution and prior to use.