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Promising New Bacillus Study

A promising new probiotic study recently published in Nature. This study describes a naturally occurring Bacillus subtilis strain that produces lipopeptides called fengycins which have been shown to prohibit the growth of Staphlococci sp. For more information, please contact the Bacillus Experts at BIO-CAT Microbials @877-912-4622 To read the full study, click here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0616-y

Fungal Pepsin

Type: Protease

Origin: Aspergillus niger

Description: Hyrdolyzes proteins at low pHs. A recommended alternative to animal derived Pepsin.

Protease AM

Type: Protease

Origin: Aspergillus melleus

Description: A complex mixture of both exo- and endo-proteases that hydrolyzes proteins.

Fungal Protease A

Type: Protease

Origin: Asperillus oryzae

Description: A complex mixture of both exo- and endo- proteases that hydrolyzes proteins.

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Type: Other

Origin: Lactobacillus acidophilus

Description: A beneficial bacteria for use as a probiotic.


Type: Other

Origin: Bifidobacterium lactis & Bifidobacterium bifidum

Description: A combination of beneficial bacteria for use as probiotics.


Type: Carbohydrase

Origin: Barley Malt

Description: Releases successive maltose units from the non-reducing ends of starch chains.

OPTI-BIOME® Bacillus subtilis MB40

Type: Probiotic

Description: A unique, non-GMO, spore-forming strain of Bacillus subtilis that remains viable in a wide temperature and pH range making it suitable for inclusion into a variety of food applications. GRAS reviewed by a panel of qualified experts.