ficin[fī′sin]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A cysteine endopeptidase isolated from figs (Ficus carica, F. globata, and F. doliaria); used in industry as a protein digestant; ficin has a wide specificity for protein substrates; an anthelmintic.
2. The crude dried latex from Ficus spp.

Synonyms
ficain

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