Trypsin’s primary function in the human body is as a digestive enzyme for proteins. This functional property makes it effective when used in pharmaceutical and therapeutic products, such as, anti-inflammatories and topical treatments. Trypsin is also used extensively as a processing aid cell biology and vaccine production.
Trypsin I is a purified trypsin enzyme preparation, derived from porcine pancreas, that meets the requirements as defined in the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).
- Specifications (USP units/mg):
Trypsin Activity Min: 2500
Chymotrypsin Activity Maximum 60* *
Activity cannot exceed 2.5% of stated trypsin activity.
- Typical Application Areas:
Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Cell Biology/Vaccines