Purification of bromelain from pineapple peel for therapeutic application in dermatological bases
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: ROCHA ANTUNES PEREIRA BRESOLIN, Iara (University of Campinas, Unicamp, School of Chemical Engineering, Campinas, SP, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Bresolin, I.T.L. (Federal University of São Paulo, Diadema, SP, Brazil)
Tambourgi, E.B. (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Campinas, SP, Brazil)
Mazzola, P.G. (University of Campinas, Unicamp, Campinas, SP, Brazil)
Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme found in vegetable tissue (e.g. peel, stem, fruit) and leaves of the..
family which includes the pineapple (
). Bromelain is known for its therapeutic effects and is useful in the treatment of several health problems such as digestive disorders, burns and inflammation. This work aimed the The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.