Peptones contain protein proteases that are not completely digested to produce a collection of derivatives such as amino acids and peptides. Peptone is an organic compound.
Peptone is meat, or gelatin hydrolyzed casein or light yellow powder after drying, with a meaty special atmosphere. Proteins and acids, bases or proteases can also form peptones. Peptone is rich in organic compounds, but also contains some vitamins and carbohydrates. It can be used as the main raw material of microbial culture medium, in the antibiotics, fermentation industry, pharmaceutical industry, biochemical products and microbiology research fields such as the number is quite large, can be used to treat digestive diseases; different organisms specific amino acids And peptides, so in a variety of peptone, usually peptone, the production of protein including animal protein (casein, meat) and plant protein (soy).