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.
Similarly, Inooka and Kimura (1983) studied the effects of Bacillus natto in feed on the SRBC antibody response of broilers, and observed an increase in antibody production in the chicks receiving in-feed Bacillus natto, concluding that the effect of enhancement of antibody production might be associated with spleen and thymus development.
Frutarom's uniK2 is also derived using Bacillus natto and originates from Japan, where it is produced by J-Oil Mills Inc.
5 mL of Bacillus natto starter culture provided by the Ibaraki Industrial Technology Institute, Mito City, Japan, packaged into a polystyrene natto container provided by Asaichiban Co.