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

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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

  • Bromelain — Stamm Bromelain Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 212 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • bromelain — Thiol protease (EC from pineapple …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • bromelain — /broh meuh leuhn, layn /, n. Biochem. an enzyme, found in pineapple, that breaks down protein and is used as a meat tenderizer. Cf. papain. [1890 95; appar. bromel(in) an earlier name for the enzyme (Bromel(ia) a genus that formerly included the… …   Universalium

  • bromelain — noun Either of two proteolytic enzymes, found in pineapples, that are used as meat tenderizers …   Wiktionary

  • bromelain — bro·me·lain …   English syllables

  • bromelain — An enzyme found in pineapples that breaks down other proteins, such as collagen and muscle fiber, and has anti inflammatory properties. It is used as a meat tenderizer in the food industry …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • bromelain — …   Useful english dictionary

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