"Papain" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A proteolytic enzyme obtained from Carica papaya. It is also the name used for a purified mixture of papain and CHYMOPAPAIN that is used as a topical enzymatic debriding agent. EC 22.214.171.124.
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Verhoef PA, Constantinides MG, McDonald BD, Urban JF, Sperling AI, Bendelac A. Intrinsic functional defects of type 2 innate lymphoid cells impair innate allergic inflammation in promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger (PLZF)-deficient mice. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Feb; 137(2):591-600.e1.
Vissavajjhala P, Leszyk JD, Lin-Goerke J, Ross AH. Structural domains of the extracellular domain of human nerve growth factor receptor detected by partial proteolysis. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1992 Apr; 294(1):244-52.
Frado LL, Craig R. Structural changes induced in Ca2+-regulated myosin filaments by Ca2+ and ATP. J Cell Biol. 1989 Aug; 109(2):529-38.
Metzger JJ, Gilliland GL, Lunney JK, Osborne BA, Rudikoff S, Sachs DH. Transplantation in miniature swine. IX. Swine histocompatibility antigens: isolation and purification of papain-solubilized SLA antigens. J Immunol. 1981 Aug; 127(2):769-75.
Carraway R, Leeman SE. The amino acid sequence of bovine hypothalamic substance P. Identity to substance P from colliculi and small intestine. J Biol Chem. 1979 Apr 25; 254(8):2944-5.
Ferrucci JT, Long JA. Radiologic treatment of esophageal food impaction using intravenous glucagon. Radiology. 1977 Oct; 125(1):25-8.
Schwarting GA, Marcus DM, Metaxas M. Identification of sialosylparagloboside as the erythrocyte receptor for an 'anti-p' antibody. Vox Sang. 1977; 32(5):257-61.
Carraway R, Leeman SE. The amino acid sequence of a hypothalamic peptide, neurotensin. J Biol Chem. 1975 Mar 10; 250(5):1907-11.