Tag: "fermentation" at biology news
Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
... for the transfer of microbial cultures in student fermentation
experiments. The grant also will be used to acquire a new pilot-scale fermentation
vessel that will demonstrate problems with mixing, aeration, cooling and sterilization associated wi...
Protein vaccine fully protects mice from lethal aerosol challenge with ricin toxin
...ust and reproducible. This involves optimizing the fermentation
process, developing a process for purification, and refining the analytical methods for characterizing both the manufacturing process and the final product. In addition, USAMRIID is conducting pre-formulation studies to produce a formulated vaccine t...
Ancient brewery discovered on mountaintop in Peru
...ary mass that would be converted to alcohol in the fermentation
stage. From these boiling vats, the liquid would be transferred to fermenting jars where it was converted into chichi in about 5-7 days. In the brewery, researchers also found large deposits of used seeds from the Peruvian pepper tree, Schinus molle....
Study identifies genetics of fat metabolism, red wine link
...ction of the time the skins are present during the fermentation
process because of that, the levels are much higher in red wine than in white wine or other products. Other sources of the compound include mulberries, peanuts, and some other plants....
Chemical Society announces EPA awards for environmentally friendly technology
...le, demonstrate low toxicity and are produced in a fermentation
process from renewable resources. These naturally occurring biosurfactants have been used to recover hydrocarbons from oil sludge, to facilitate petroleum storage tank cleaning and for a wide variety of bioremediation projects. This biosurfactant was...
Purdue yeast makes ethanol from agricultural waste more effectively
... to separate the two sugars before proceeding with fermentation
to ethanol, so being able to ferment both sugars t...States by providing an industrial test bed for the fermentation
part of the cellulose conversion technology, hence speeding its development for uses on a range of c...
Protein-centric drug development and functional glycomics enrich biopharmaceuticals pipeline
...of humanly glycosylated protein provide for faster fermentation
and a higher product yield. Industrial bioprocessing also holds immense potential for biotechnology. The development of a sophisticated microbioreactor for bacterial cell culture could speed up the bioprocessing mechanism. A 5- to 50-mi...
Bioreactor boosts chemical fermentation by 50 percent: study
...yproducts that normally result from propionic acid fermentation
-- cutting one byproduct by more than half, said S... sugar solution inside the bioreactor. Traditional fermentation
typically yields only 50 grams per liter or less, making the new process 44 percent more effective. ...
Study examines whether giving good bacteria reduces infections
... along with this, you get more fiber, you get more fermentation
substrates to the bacteria that live in your colon. If you start looking at the data on what bacteria do for us, there truly is a mutualistic relationship between us and the bacteria that live in our colon."...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...selected lactobacilli, nontoxic flours, and a long fermentation
time is a novel tool for decreasing the level of gluten intolerance in humans," say the researchers. (R.D. Cagno, M.D. Angelis, S. Auricchio, L. Greco, C. Clarke, M.D. Vincenzi, C. Giovannini, M. D'Archivio, F. Landolfo, G. Parrilli, F. Minervini,...
Findings could aid efforts to harness nature for making drugs
...t altering the nutrients and carefully controlling fermentation
time caused yeast cultures to produce an enzyme ca...ents fed to the yeast cultures and controlling the fermentation
time caused the gene to be "expressed," producing 45 percent more of the enzyme while doubling the e...
Enzyme fully degrades mad cow disease prion
...and sequenced the gene that encodes keratinase. By fermentation
technology, he was able to develop a way to produce mass quantities of the enzyme, and did studies that proved many valuable applications of the enzyme. Shih found that keratinase can be added to chicken feed to increase digestibility and the efficie...
Nutrient-poor oceans generate their food 'hot spots'
... thanks to gas bubbles produced by bacteria during fermentation
processes, or riding on lipids (lighter than water), for example. The simulations performed led to validation of this hypothesis. It was also confirmed by way of measurements of chlorophyll concentration, determined in situ in the surface layer, duri...
First production of a human protein with complex glycosylation in genetically modified yeast
...icant drawbacks including low protein yields, long fermentation
times, production of a mixture of protein glycofor...st P. pastoris, a robust organism commonly used in fermentation
processes, which can be grown to high cell density in a chemically defined growth medium. This yeast...
DuPont receives US EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Award for new innovation
...here carbohydrate processor Tate & Lyle operates a fermentation
plant. DuPont is developing plans to construct a large-scale PDO fermentation
facility based on the new bioprocess. Fibers with Sorona® offer unique advantages over both poly...
ACS announces awards for environmentally conscious business innovation
...renade® consists of natural products used in a fermentation
process its byproducts can actually be used as fertilizer....
Genetic engineering accelerates the impact of biotechnology on chemical production
... at Wacker-Chemie GmbH in Germany have developed a fermentation
process that avoids multi-step chemical synthesis ...material. The replacement of chemical synthesis by fermentation
processes highlights the attractive potential of genetically modified organisms that can produce bio...
New Zealand biotech: An emerging global presence
...By subjecting microorganisms to tightly controlled fermentation
processes, IRL Biopharm produces highly toxic compounds for innovative anticancer products now in clinical trials. With a world-renowned scientific and engineering staff, IRL serves primarily as a contract manufacturer to multinationals such as G...
Yeast, wormwood & bacterial genes combine in microbial factory to make antimalarial drug
...here, protein drugs are produced primarily through fermentation
by recombinant yeast that seldom have more than one gene inserted in them, perhaps with an additional piece of DNA fused to that gene to make the yeast spit out the protein. Scientists have found it much harder to transplant entire gene systems to b...
Bacteria convert food processing waste to hydrogen
...food in the water and produce hydrogen in a normal fermentation
process," says Van Ginkel. Keeping the wastewater ...owing and consuming hydrogen. After only a day of fermentation
in oxygen-free or anaerobic conditions, the hydrogen-producing bacteria fill the headspace in the fe...