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Title:Membrane Processing of Ethanol -Extracted Corn Oil
Author(s):Kwiatkowski, Jason Richard
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Cheryan, Munir
Department / Program:Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Discipline:Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Agriculture, Food Science and Technology
Abstract:The liquid extract was then concentrated using membrane technology, yielding a fraction that may include protein (zein), lecithins and other potentially high-value fractions soluble in ethanol, in addition to the corn oil. Investigation of the nature and extent of membrane fouling has also been performed with the use of electron scanning microscopy with field-emission gun (ESEM-FEG) and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) mass spectroscopy. Economics of the dry grind process with the new membrane processes for oil recovery were shown to add considerable value.
Issue Date:2004
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:115 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/86054
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3130963
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2004


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