Recent Examples on the WebIn this formula, papain, the proteolytic enzyme sourced from raw papaya, is combined with bromelain, the same type of enzyme found in pineapple.
The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 May 2022 Two proteolytic cleavage events release the fusion peptide, forming a membrane bridge between the virus and the cell.
William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 Subsequent studies report three drugs, boceprevir, narlaprevir, and telaprevir, inhibit NSP5 protease proteolytic activity and bind into its active site.
William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 4 June 2021
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