In article <4i5tn7$eod at news.ais.net>, fastsign at maui.netwave.net (Bob
> Looking for information on bromelain. Good biochemical data, not
>> health-related info.
It's a non-specific, cysteine protease (28 kD) from Ananas comosas, most
active in slightly alkaline solutions (pH 8 - 8.5).
Biochemistry 2: 1439 (1963)
Anal. Biochem. 62: 478 (1974)
A recent proteolytic enzymes addition of "Methods in Enzymology"
gives good general information about pineapple stem proteases, but
I don't have the reference to hand
Department of Biochemistry