Record Information
public_id FDB016983
Chemical Information
name Ficin
description Chillproofing agent for beer, meat tenderiser, dough conditioner, rennet substitute, processing aid for precooked cereals. GRAS approved Ficain (or ficin) is an enzyme which is derived from figs latex. It is of a family of proteases known as the cysteine endopeptidases, a group that also includes papain derived from papaya latex, bromelase (bromelain) extracted from pineapple stem, calpain, caspases, cathespisin B, and chymopapain.; It is one of the most commonly used for differentiating many blood group antigens: eg destroy M, N, S, Duffy a and Duffy b and enhance some other antigens.
cas_number 9001-33-6
created_at 2010-04-08 22:12:46
updated_at 2013-08-28 07:52:44
moldb_smiles F[I]=C[I]=N
moldb_formula CH2FI2N
moldb_average_mass 300.8406
moldb_inchi InChI=1S/CH2FI2N/c2-3-1-4-5/h1,5H
moldb_mono_mass 300.826064114
moldb_iupac fluoro[(imino-?-iodanyl)methylidene]-?-iodane
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Synonym Source
Ficus protease db_source
Higueroxyl delabarre db_source