Accepted name: asclepain
Reaction: Similar to that of papain
Comments: From the latex of milkweed, Asclepias syriaca. It has multiple forms, and is in peptidase family C1 (papain family)
1.  Brockbank, W.J. and Lynn, K.R. Purification and preliminary characterization of two asclepains from the latex of Asclepias syriaca L. (milkweed). Biochim. Biophys. Acta 578 (1979) 13–22. [PMID: 36921]
[EC created 1972]

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