Enzymes : Pancrealipase, Fungal Lipase and Pancreatin

Enzymes : Pancrealipase, Fungal Lipase and Pancreatin

Significance of the Enzyme Pancrealipase Pancrealipase is a substance which contains enzymes mainly lipase along with amylase and protease. It is obtained from the pancreas of the hog, Sus scrofa belonging to the family Suidae. It is the more concentrated form of pancreatin and the lipase activity is increased. It is a cream coloured amorphous […]

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Rennin, Casein and Fibrinolysin

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Rennin, Casein and Fibrinolysin

Significance of the Enzyme Rennin Rennin is a partially purified, milk curdling, proteolytic enzyme. It is obtained from the glandular layer of the fourth or true digesting stomach of the calf, Bos taurus of the family Bovidae. Rennin has a peculiar odour and a characteristic saline taste. It is available as powder or also as […]

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Hemicellulase, Hyaluronidase and Lysozyme

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Hemicellulase, Hyaluronidase and Lysozyme

Importance of the Enzyme Hemicellulase Hemicellulase is a complex enzyme which is necessary for hydrolysing cellulose and various hemicellulosic materials like gums and plant fibres. It is manufactured from controlled fermentation of Trichoderma. The fermented material is passed through several fine filtration processes and concentrated. At last it is spray dried to get a fine […]

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Bromelin, Sutilains and L-Asparginase

Medicinal Uses of the Enzymes Bromelin, Sutilains and L-Asparginase

Significance of the Enzyme Bromelain (Bromelin) Bromelain is a mixture of the proteolytic enzymes obtained from the stem and ripen fruits of pineapple plant Ananas comosus, belonging to the family Bromeliaceae.It is available as a slightly putrid buff coloured powder with irritating taste and no odour. It is slightly soluble in water and insoluble in […]

Medicinal Uses of Enzymes Urokinase, Collagenase and Dextran

Medicinal Uses of Enzymes Urokinase, Collagenase and Dextran

Significance of the Enzyme Urokinase Urokinase is the enzyme produced by the kidney and is obtained from the human urine or kidney tissue cultures. It is a lyophilised white powder and is soluble in water. It activates the endogenous fibrinolytic system, which converts plasminogen to plasmin and degrades fibrinogen, fibrin clots and other plasma proteins. […]

Enzymes : Deoxyribonuclease (Pancreatic dornase) and Streptokinase

Enzymes : Deoxyribonuclease (Pancreatic dornase) and Streptokinase

Significance of the Enzyme Deoxyribonuclease (Pancreatic dornase) is a nucleolytic enzyme and is prepared by fractional precipitation of aqueous acid extracts of beef pancreas, which is followed by dialysis, sterilisation by filtration and freeze drying. Pancreatic dornase is a white powder, soluble in water. It is stable in dry form and losses its activity in […]

How do Diastase and Pepsin Enzymes help in Digestion?

How do Diastase and Pepsin Enzymes help in Digestion?

Significance of Diastase: Diastase is one of the amylolytic enzymes present in the saliva like salivary diastase or ptyalin, pancreatic diastase or amylopsin. It is found in the digestive tract of the animals, it is also called as animal diastase. It is also known as amylase. It is also formed during the germination of barley […]