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Creating ‘Designer’ Yeast Hybrids for Brewing and More

Interspecies yeast hybrids are critical for producing commercially important fermentation products such as Belgian ale, certain ciders and cold-fermented wines. As one major example, lager beer, the m...
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Chris Hittinger, David Peris Navarro, William Alexander | P160107US03

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Locally Sourced Yeast from the Chicago Area

Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Torulaspora delbrueckii and Hanseniaspora uvarum yeast strains have long been associated with industrial and natural fermentation processes, including beer and wine productio...
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Chris Hittinger, Ryan Moriarty | P150032US01

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Wisconsin-Sourced Lager Yeast

Beer can be divided into two broad categories: ales and lagers. Ales have been brewed for thousands of years. They are warm fermented (up to 80° F) for as little as three weeks using top-fermenting y...
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Chris Hittinger, David Peris Navarro, Kayla Sylvester | P140088US01

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Purification of Beta Casein from Milk

Beta-casein, a normal component of milk, is a potent emulsifier suitable for use in a variety of food products. Although reducing the concentration of beta-casein in milk prior to cheese making improv...
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John Lucey, Seamus O'Mahony, Karen Smith | P05143US

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