Use Of Enzymes To Reduce Steep Time And SO2 Requirements In A Maize Wet-milling Process

David B Johnston (Inventor), Vijay Singh (Inventor), Steven R Eckhoff (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A method 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 enzyme (e.g., protease).
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number6566125
Filing date5/31/01
StatePublished - May 20 2003

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