Bacillus subtilis

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Noun1.Bacillus subtilis - a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matterBacillus subtilis - a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter; some strains produce antibiotics
B, bacillus - aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
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Directed evolution improves the fibrinolytic activity of nattokinase from Bacillus natto.
Frutarom's uniK2 is also derived using Bacillus natto and originates from Japan, where it is produced by J-Oil Mills Inc.
Derived from fermented soy and a bacteria, Bacillus natto, nattokinase does not inhibit blood clot formation, but actually works to support healthy circulation by assisting the fibrinolytic blood clearing system which breaks down cross-linked fibrin protein deposits in the blood.