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Corn Aleurone Oil and Other Unique products from Corn Aleurone Cells

 

A method for preparing corn fiber oil. The method involves separating corn fiber from corn kernels (e.g., by a wet milling process), drying the corn fiber,...

Cloning and Optimization of a Nisin Biosynthesis Pathway for Bacteriocin Harvest

 

Dr. Lu of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has created a new system that results in heterologou expression of the antimicrobial peptide, nisin. The...

A Method for Producing Microencapsulated Tributyrin

 

Butyrate is naturally formed in the colon and is tremendously beneficial in promoting gut health. It is also, however, rapidly metabolized in the colon. Therefore...

Method of Removing the Hull from Corn Kernels

 

A method of removing the hull from corn kernels wherein the method involves exposing the corn kernels to ammonia (e.g., gas-phase anhydrous) under conditions...

Stabilized Natural Flavorant

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a method for stabilizing the common natural flavorant 2-Acetyl-1-pyrroline and its homologues. The...

Low-calorie natural sweetener production from Greek yogurt waste

 

Dr. Yong-Su Jin has developed a genetically engineered yeast that is capable of producing rare sugars from acid whey waste from Greek yogurt. This technology allows what...

Combined Overexpression of Arabidopsis ZEP/VDE/Psbs

 

 

Professor Long's invention is a construct “VPZ”, expressed in a tobacco line (T1) which has a phenotype characterized by an optimized NPQ mechanism. The...