FRUIT ENZYMES AND THEIR APPLICATION: A REVIEW

Bandana Chatterjee, Anshuman Sharma

Abstract


Fruit refers to the edible part of the plant consisting of seeds & its covering, which includes pulp fruits, dry fruits, grains, nuts, herbs etc. Enzymes are those proteins, which acts as catalyst within the living cells. Catalysts are substances which increases the rate of reaction without being a part of it or permanently altered themselves. In this paper, we have discussed about enzyme i.e. papain, ficain, bromelain, and lipoxygenase. During the discussion, we have detailed explained about enzymes with their origin, extraction process and their application in food and other industry.

Keywords: Papain; Enzymes; Fruits; Catalyst.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5455/ijcbr.2018.42.18

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