Trypsin is a proteolytic enzyme pancreatic cancer. The enzyme trypsin most protein food to polypeptides and amino acids. Optimum action at pH=8-9. The pancreas produces inactive precursor of trypsin - trypsinogen, which becomes active trypsin in the intestine under enterokinase. Active trypsin activates chymotrypsinogen (see Chymotrypsin) and procarboxypeptidase pancreatic juice. The definition of trypsin in the duodenal contents is used as an index of the functional state of the pancreas. Drugs trypsin (trypsin, himotripsin, himopsina) have anti-inflammatory properties; is able to decompose dead areas fabrics, fibrinous education, exudates and other Drugs trypsin used externally and inside by a doctor (per os, intramuscularly and vnutriplevralno). Contraindications to the use of drugs trypsin: cardiovascular insufficiency of II-III degree, emphysema and urological forms of a tuberculosis of lungs, acute degeneration and cirrhosis, hepatitis and pancreatitis, increased bleeding. Side effects - pain and hyperemia in the injection. It is recommended that before injection trypsin enter antihistamines. Cm. also Enzymes.