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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Bhupendra K Parekh, Nagabhusan Senapati: Solid-liquid separation process for fine particle suspensions by an electric and ultrasonic field. Battelle Memorial Institute, Klaus H Wiesmann, May 31, 1988: US04747920 (47 worldwide citation)

A method of separating a solid-liquid suspension (e.g. an aqueous coal suspension, a suspension of clay in oil) by concurrently subjecting the suspension to the action of a sonic or ultrasonic field and an electrical field so as to remove the liquid from the suspension. The suspension is moved into ...


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Bassam Jirjis, Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Dennis D Otten: Method for removing phospholipids from vegetable oil miscella, method for conditioning a polymeric microfiltration membrane, and membrane. Cargill Incorporated, Merchant & Gould P C, March 27, 2001: US06207209 (37 worldwide citation)

A method for removing phospholipids from vegetable oil miscella is provided. The method includes steps of feeding vegetable oil miscella to a conditioned polymeric microfiltration membrane, and recovering a permeate stream having a decreased weight percent of phospholipids compared with the weight p ...


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Bassam Jirjis, Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Dennis D Otten: Method and apparatus for processing vegetable oil miscella, method for conditioning a polymeric microfiltration membrane, membrane, and lecithin product. Cargill Incorporated, Merchant & Gould P C, December 21, 2004: US06833149 (34 worldwide citation)

A method for processing vegetable oil miscella is provided. The method includes steps of feeding vegetable oil miscella to a conditioned polymeric microfiltration membrane, and recovering a permeate stream having a decreased weight percent of phospholipids compared with the weight percent of phospho ...


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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara: Process for recovering xanthophylls from corn gluten. Cargill Incorporated, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 11, 1997: US05602286 (29 worldwide citation)

An improved method for the recovery of xanthophylls from corn gluten is provided. More specifically, a method for the recovery of xanthophylls from corn gluten whereby relatively dry corn gluten is extracted with an organic alcohol followed by a saponification reaction to convert xanthophyll esters ...


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Byung C Kim, Satya P Chauhan, Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Foster B Stulen, Bassam F Jirjis: Electroacoustic soil decontamination. Battelle Memorial Institute, Klaus H Wiesmann, March 24, 1992: US05098538 (21 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for the in-situ removal of soil contaminants by the concurrent application of a D.C. electrical field and an acoustic field.


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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Cecil L Criner: Liquid separation process for suspensions by a pulsating electrical current. Battelle Memorial Institute, Klaus H Wiesmann, February 7, 1989: US04802964 (20 worldwide citation)

A method of removing liquid from a suspension by concurrently subjecting the suspension to the action of a pulsed electrical field and optionally a concurrent sonic or ultrasonic field so as to remove liquid from the suspension. The suspension is moved into a liquid removal chamber between opposing ...


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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara: Electromembrane apparatus and process for preventing membrane fouling. August 27, 1991: US05043048 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparaatus and method for continuously removing liquid from an aqueous suspension; the apparatus consists of a filter housing; an electrofilter disposed within the housing to provide a crossflow chamber and filtrate chamber within the housing; an inlet for supplying a suspension to the crossflow ...


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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Michael A Porter, Jagannadh V Satyavolu, William H Sperber, Ian Purtle: Process for producing oilseed protein products. Cargill Incorporated, Foley & Lardner, October 7, 2003: US06630195 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing the high protein product from oilseed-based material is described. The high protein product provided by the process can be utilized in a wide variety of applications, including the preparation of food products for human consumption. The high protein product typically includes ...


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Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Tracy Lee Cornuelle: Processes for recovering xanthophylls from corn gluten meal. Cargill Incorporated, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 8, 1998: US05847238 (15 worldwide citation)

Improved methods for the recovery of xanthophylls from corn gluten meal are provided. More specifically, methods for the recovery of xanthophylls from corn gluten whereby relatively dry corn gluten is extracted with an organic alcohol followed by a saponification reaction to convert xanthophyll este ...


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Danièle Karleskind, Ann M Stark, Harapanahalli S Muralidhara, Michael A Porter, Ian Purtle, Jagannadh V Satyavolu, William H Sperber: Protein supplemented beverage compositions. Cargill, Foley & Lardner, April 13, 2004: US06720020 (14 worldwide citation)

Beverage compositions, which include high protein content modified oilseed material, are described. The modified oilseed material typically includes at least 85 wt. % protein (dry solids basis) and has a relatively high average molecular weight, e.g., at least about 40 wt. % of the material has an a ...