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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: PECTIC OLIGOSACCHARIDE PREBIOTICS

Location: Dairy and Functional Foods

Project Number: 8072-41000-089-02
Project Type: Contract

Start Date: Apr 01, 2008
End Date: Mar 30, 2013

Objective:
The objective of this agreement is to develop an enzymatic extraction procedure to preserve the prebiotic active structures in orange peel, conduct in vitro studies (with Bob Rastall) and to confirm prebiotic properties.

Approach:
ECONUGENICS will provide details on the enzymatic procedure to produce POS from citrus peel. ARS will develop an enzymatic extraction procedure for citrus peel POS that will be produced in the ERRC pilot plant and will perform in vitro prebiotic property analysis in collaboration with Bob Rastall.

Last Modified: 10/25/2014
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