This method will be applicable as a standard laboratory reference method for corn starch fermentation.
This standard is needed and has been requested for years by the ethanol industry. It will serve as a standard reference method enabling evaluation of grain, yeasts, enzymes, and other fermentation products on a laboratory scale. A common standard will also allow direct comparison of results industry wide.
Keywordslaboratory; fermentation; corn; starch; flask; protocol; method
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