09206446 cites 189 patents.

A method for producing a microbial growth stimulant (MGS) from a plant biomass is described. In one embodiment, an ammonium hydroxide solution is used to extract a solution of proteins and ammonia from the biomass. Some of the proteins and ammonia are separated from the extracted solution to provide the MGS solution. The removed ammonia can be recycled and the proteins are useful as animal feeds. In one embodiment, the method comprises extracting solubles from pretreated lignocellulosic biomass with a cellulase enzyme-producing growth medium (such T. reesei) in the presence of water and an aqueous extract.

Title
Extraction of solubles from plant biomass for use as microbial growth stimulant and methods related thereto
Application Number
12/763102
Publication Number
9206446 (B2)
Application Date
April 19, 2010
Publication Date
December 8, 2015
Inventor
Shishir Chundawat
Lansing
MI, US
Venkatesh Balan
East Lansing
MI, US
Bruce Dale
Mason
MI, US
Ming Woei Lau
Maryville
TN, US
Agent
Clark IP Law
Assignee
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
MI, US
IPC
C12P 21/02
C12P 19/14
C12P 19/02
C12N 9/42
C12N 1/38
C12P 7/10
A61K 36/185
A61K 36/899
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