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Table 1 Plants which are known to contain cysteine proteinases with potential anthelmintic activity

From: Developing novel anthelmintics from plant cysteine proteinases

Species Enzymes known to be contained
Papaya papain, chymopapain, caricain, glycyl endopeptidase
Fig ficin, ficain
Pineapple ananain, fruit bromelain, stem bromelain, comosain
Kiwi fruit Actinidain
Egyptian milkweed Asclepain
Cowhage mucunain [108]