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Development of a Generic Fermentation Feedstock from Whole Wheat Flour

  • Colin Webb
  • RuoHang Wang


There is an inevitability that one day much of the finite resource we currently use as feedstock for the production of chemicals and energy will have been consumed (or will no longer be available) and industry will be obliged to turn to renewable resources as replacement raw materials. Of the alternatives available, cereals offer amongst the best potential, being energy intense and environmentally benign. However, whatever other factors influence the choice, the real driving force for the adoption of new raw materials is the relative economics associated with obtaining and processing those materials compared with traditional feedstocks.


Dilution Rate Wheat Flour Batch Fermentation Continuous Fermentation Aleurone Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin Webb
    • 1
  • RuoHang Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Satake Centre for Grain Process Engineering, Department of Chemical EngineeringUMISTManchesterUK

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