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Descriptor English: Chymopapain
Descriptor Spanish: Quimopapaína
Descriptor Portuguese: Quimopapaína
Descriptor French: Chymopapaïne
Entry term(s): Chemolase
Chymodiactin
Chymopapain A
Chymopapain B
Discase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.656.262.500.160
D08.811.277.656.300.200.160
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002917
Scope note: A cysteine endopeptidase isolated from papaya latex. Preferential cleavage at glutamic and aspartic acid residues. EC 3.4.22.6.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.4.22.6
CAS Type 1 Name: Chymopapain
Previous Indexing: Papain (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 86; was see under PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASES 1975-85
History Note: 86(75); was see under PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASES 1975-85
DeCS ID: 23197
Unique ID: D002917
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Chymopapain - Preferred
Concept UI M0004458
Scope note A cysteine endopeptidase isolated from papaya latex. Preferential cleavage at glutamic and aspartic acid residues. EC 3.4.22.6.
Preferred term Chymopapain
Chymopapain B - Narrower
Concept UI M0004460
Preferred term Chymopapain B
Chymodiactin - Narrower
Concept UI M0333216
Preferred term Chymodiactin
Chemolase - Narrower
Concept UI M0333217
Preferred term Chemolase
Chymopapain A - Narrower
Concept UI M0004459
Preferred term Chymopapain A
Discase - Narrower
Concept UI M0333215
Preferred term Discase



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