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Our vision

 At unlocked labs, our goal is to deliver science-based probiotics with proven effectiveness to enhance physical health and wellbeing. We leverage synthetic biology to boost the natural therapeutic potential of traditional probiotics, turning their powers into superpowers - we call it probiotics 2.0!


 unlocked labs’ probiotics are specifically programmed to biodegrade toxins and bring down levels throughout the body. As probiotics stay in the gut and don’t enter the blood, they are safe for liver and kidneys. Our probiotics are available over the counter, and you don’t need to see a doctor to get a prescription.

Our technology

 Probiotics are naturally equipped with the power to biodegrade toxins. At unlocked labs, we leverage synthetic biology to enhance this natural therapeutic potential. We program our probiotic bacteria using their own DNA, turning their powers into superpowers. This unique approach means our probiotics don’t have DNA from other organisms.

 unlocked labs' probiotics function as nanoscale bioreactors that can biodegrade toxins in the intestine. Biodegrading toxins in the gut can in turn reduce levels throughout the body, as the gut balances with the rest of the body through the circulation.

 unlocked labs' flagship product is Krystalase. This patent-pending probiotic supplement is specifically programmed to address the root cause of gout by biodegrading uric acid. Right now, we are working on making sure Krystalase is safe for your liver and kidneys!

 People with gout will be able to benefit from our  proprietary technology exclusively through Krystalase.

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Our story

 unlocked labs was founded in 2018 as Theraneutrics LLC.


 Since then, we've been hard at work to develop safe and effective probiotics for gout and other chronic conditions. Our approach to  reprogramming our microbes has evolved over the years. We have arrived at a minimalist  philosophy: we don't create 'Frankenbugs'. Instead, we use the genes nature put in the DNA of our bacteria.


 All we change is the way the circuitry inside the bugs turns on the genes. The ability to biodegrade the toxins that cause chronic conditions like gout is usually turned 'off' in bacteria, as they don't need it. We've developed a unique approach to turning these genes 'on' under the conditions that probiotics encounter in the intestine.

 We're proud of our minimalist approach to reprogramming bacteria. We believe we've found a way to maximize the benefits of probiotic bacteria with the absolute minimum of genetic engineering.

Meet unlocked labs!

Christoph Geisler, CEO & Founder of Theraneutrics, LLC

Christoph Geisler

CEO & Founder

Dr. Geisler is the visionary and inventor of unlocked labs’ proprietary technology. Christoph holds a PhD. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Zuyd University of Applied Science in the Netherlands.

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James Francis

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

James oversees the day-to-day operations and business development at unlocked labs. James is a serial entrepreneur in the biohealth field. He has an MBA, as well as a bachelor's and master's degree in engineering from the University of Wyoming.

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Michal Luczak

Head of Detoxification

As the Head of Detoxification, Michal focuses on the development of new strains. He attended Adam Mickiewicz University and Poznan University of Medical School where he earned a Masters and PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, respectively.  He was a postdoc at Brown University, later becoming their Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  

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