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Title: New value-added materials from ethanol by-products

item Inglett, George
item Kim, Sanghoon
item Xu, Jingyuan - James
item Stevenson, David
item Chen, Diejun
item Liu, Sean

Submitted to: Green Chemistry
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/24/2008
Publication Date: 6/26/2008
Citation: Inglett, G.E., Kim, S., Xu, J., Stevenson, D.G., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2008. New value-added materials from ethanol by-products. Green Chemistry. 00:000-000.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Value-added materials were obtained from a distillers dried grains (DDG) sample obtained from MCP Corporation. It was processed by jet cooking at various pH levels and fractionated. Among the various fractions, free flowing particles were obtained that appear to have several opportunities for a range of industrial applications. Rheological properties were measured by several techniques including RVA pasting values. Some of the compositional and chemical aspects of the new materials were measured. Their moisture, ash, protein, and oil contents were determined. Also evaluations of their antioxidant properties of the various materials were made and some of the fractions were found to be considerably elevated.