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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Use of Enzymes to Reduce Steep Time and So2 Requirements in a Maize Wet-Milling Process

Authors
item Johnston, David
item Singh, Vijay - UNIV OF ILLINOIS, URBANA
item Eckhoff, S - UNIV OF ILLINOIS, URBANA

Submitted to: Patent Application
Publication Type: Patent Application
Publication Acceptance Date: May 20, 2003
Publication Date: May 20, 2003
Citation: Patent issued 05/20/2003. 115's not required at time patent application was done. Patent #6,566,125 B2.

Technical Abstract: A method is developed for obtaining starch from maize involving soaking maize kernels in water to produce soaked maize kernels, grinding the soaked maize kernels to produce a ground maize slurry, and incubating the ground maize slurry with enzymes (e.g. protease).

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