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This food grade protease enzyme system used in National Enzyme Company products is obtained by extraction from porcine stomach lining and efficiently hydrolyzes most proteins in an acidic media. This enzyme exhibits aspartic endopeptidase activity and preferentially cleaves hydrophobic and aromatic residues in P1 and P1’ positions.


According to the specifications provided in N. F. XII, pepsin 1:10,000 must digest not less than 10,000 times its weight of coagulated egg albumen.


Within the health and wellness industry, proteolytic enzymes have been shown to provide therapeutic action when used in cardiovascular support, joint support, and muscle support formulas and as digestive aids.

Shelf Life:

To maintain optimum enzyme activity, this product should be stored in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container. When properly stored, this product can be expected to lose less than 10% of its activity in twelve months.

Typical Side Activities:



  • Form: Dry powder
  • Color: Light tan
  • Odor: Free of offensive odor
  • Taste: Free of offensive taste
  • Effective pH Range: pH 2.0 to 3.0
  • Optimum pH: pH 2.0
  • Effective Temperature Range:46°C to 59°C
  • Optimum Temperature: 46°C to 59°C

Nothing disclosed above is to be construed as a recommendation to use our product in violation of any patents. The information presented above is believed to be accurate. However, said information and products are offered without warranty or guarantee except as to the composition and purity stated herein since the ultimate conditions of use and variability of the materials treated are beyond our control.

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