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For years, fiber intake among the global population has been extremely low, setting the stage for potentially serious, long-term public health implications.
Nanoparticles containing chitosan have been shown to have effective antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Escherichia coli.
Genetic mutations to cellulose in plants could improve the conversion of cellulosic biomass into biofuels, according to a research team that included two Iowa State University chemists.
A new brochure that describes the next generation of Xanthan, going a step beyond agglomeratation, is now available. White Marsh, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012
Studies of bacteria first found in Yellowstone's hot springs are furthering efforts at the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center toward commercially viable ethanol production from crops such as switchgrass.
Usually, mould fungi are nothing to cheer about – but now they can be used as "chemical factories".
Synedgen Study Shows Chitosan Derivative Reduces Risk of Food Contamination. Claremont CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Claremont CA, January 24, 2012--Research
Most commonly used raw materials in butanol production have so far been starch and cane sugar.
"Shrilk" could one day replace plastic in consumer products, be used to suture wounds, and serve as scaffolding for tissue regeneration.
Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...
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