Chymotrypsin

  • Chymotrypsin is a digestive enzyme belonging to a super family of enzymes called serine proteases.
  • It uses an active serine residue to perform hydrolysis on the C-terminus of the aromatic amino acids of other proteins.
  • Chymotrypsin is a protease enzyme that cleaves on the C-terminal phenylalanine (F), tryptophan (W), and tyrosine (Y) on peptide chains.
  • It shows specificity for aromatic amino acids because of its hydrophobic pocket.

Source : Porcine & Bovine

ASSAY: 400 USP u/mg – 2000 USP u/mg