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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,...

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...

Biocontrol of Fire Blight

Biocontrol of fire blight is regarded as a promising alternative to antibiotics. Dr. Kyekyoon Kim and Dr. Hyungsoo Choi from the University of Illinois have developed a...

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...

A New Method of Producing Allulose 
 

Dr. Yong-Su Jin from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Drs. Guo-Chang Zhang and Jing-Jing Liu from the Institute for Genomic Biology at the...

Spinach X-Chromosome Marker 

Dr. Wadlington from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a novel marker for the X-chromosome of spinach. This marker allows identification of YY...

Production of 2-FL from Engineered Yeast

Dr. Yong-Su Jin from the University of IL has developed a method for synthesis of 2-fucosyllactose (2-FL) using engineered yeast. 2-FL is human milk oligosaccharide that...

Method for Natural Product Discovery by Activation of Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters

Method for Natural Product Discovery by Activation of Silent Biosynthetic Gene ClustersDr....

Complex Compounds From the Natural Product Lycorine

Dr. Hergenrother from the University of Illinois has created a diverse compound screening library from the synthetic scaffold lycorine. Lycorine is an alkaloid isolated...

Increasing Per Hectare Yields in Soybean, Glycine Max

Dr. Paige from the University of IL has developed a method to increase seed yield in soybeans by removing the apical meristem at a specific stage in plant...

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