Worthington Biochemical Corporation is one of the founding pioneers of the life sciences industry. Worthington began operations in 1947 and celebrates over 70 years of service to the life sciences community.



An Extensive History of Expertise

As an enzyme specialty company with a solid 70-year history, the name Worthington has become synonymous with the term “primary producer”. Worthington’s ISO certified enzyme manufacturing facility and proprietary processes are designed specifically for the life science community, bioprocessing and OEM/private label business partners. Unique in this capacity, we are proud to say that over 90% of our products are manufactured at Worthington’s core facility located in Lakewood, New Jersey, USA. Worthington’s successful track record is proof of their endurance and dedication to the art and technology of enzyme and protein purification. Today, the third generation of the Worthington family is actively involved in the business, with inventive ideas in mind. Worthington continue to dedicate their efforts and recourses to the growth and future of the company and product lines.

The Assurance Customers Want

The Worthington promise of “value verified” delivers both exceptional quality and cost-effective, value added pricing. Worthington leads the way with upgraded products and processes, quality systems and partnerships that address the evolving demands of enzyme and protein purification. When you are working with Worthington, you are utilizing the primary source for exceptional value, customer service and knowledgeable technical support.

Plus, operating as a small agile company, Worthington have the ability to adjust and/or customise products in real-time to provide you with rapid solutions to solve your specific requirements. As a primary producer of both research and process scale enzymes and biochemical, you can rely on Worthington for consistent and reproducible results while controlling costs.


An Emphasis on Continuous Improvement

Worthington are always evolving their technology with innovations, such as Animal Free (AF) products including Collagenases, Proteases, Ribonuclease T1 and T2, recombinant DNase I, soy and lima bean trypsin inhibitors and non-AF collagenase types 5, 6 & 7 with higher specific collagenase and caseinase activities. STEMxyme® 1 & 2 Collagenase/Neutral Protease (Dispase®) are specialized combinations of Animal Origin-Free Clostridium histolyticum collagenase (Code: CLSAFB) and animal origin free Bacillus polymyxa neutral protease (Dispase®) with a minimum of 250 CLS units and 1,000 or 2,000 caseinase units per mg dry weight, respectively. Designed for stem cell, regenerative medicine and other primary cell isolations and bioprocessing applications where introduction of potential animal derived pathogens must be prevented.