Peter H Brown, Federico D Carvallo, Robert C Dinwoodie, Michael T Dueber, David K Hayashi, R G Krishnamurthy, Zohar M Merchant, James J Myrick, Richard S Silver, Chrisanthus Thomas: Enzymatic method for preparing transesterified oils. Kraft General Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 22, 1994: US05288619 (110 worldwide citation)

An enzymatic transesterification method for preparing a margarine oil having both low trans- acid and low intermediate chain fatty acid content is disclosed. The method includes the steps of providing a transesterification reaction mixture containing a stearic acid source material and an edible liqu ...

Robert J Linhardt, Zohar M Merchant, John M Weiler, Murali Sharath: Low molecular weight heparin fragments as inhibitors of complement activation. University of Iowa Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, July 11, 1989: US04847338 (34 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a tetrasaccharide, a hexasaccharide, on octasaccharide and a decasaccharide all capable of inhibiting complement activation and having less tha 33% of undigested native heparin's anticoagulation activity.

Zohar M Merchant, Anilkumar G Gaonkar, R G Krishnamurthy: Functional decholesterolized egg yolks. Kraft General Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 6, 1991: US05037661 (23 worldwide citation)

The invention herein is a method of reducing cholesterol in egg yolks by extracting cholesterol with substantially low moisture alcohol extractant and then hydrolyzing with selected proteolytic enzymes, such that the resulting product is useful in producing emulsified products like mayonnaise, salad ...

Zohar M Merchant, Paul W Wrezel, Lori L Spurlock, Donald E Carpenter: Oil extraction of cholesterol from milk products. Kraft General Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 3, 1995: US05378487 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting cholesterol from a milk product by shearing a mixture of oil:milk product in a ratio of between about 1:99 to about 1:4 and separating the decholesterolized milk product and oil phases.

Jimbay P Loh, Ramanathapur G Krishnamurthy, Daniel G Lis, Richard N McArdle, Zohar M Merchant, Lisa Anne Preston, Jerome F Trumbetas, Susan M Vidal, Vernon C Witte, James J Myrick: Gel composition method of making and products containing same. Kraft Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 21, 2000: US06149962 (8 worldwide citation)

A gel composition of water, substantially linear polymeric monosaccharide and insoluble material exhibiting exceptional gel strength, thermal stability and organoleptic properties that may be utilized as a fat mimetic in food products. A preferred manufacturing method includes microparticulating the ...

Zohar M Merchant, Vikki J Nicholson: Microcapsule flavor delivery system. Kraft Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, October 24, 2000: US06136364 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method for producing a microcapsule flavor delivery system. In the method, a mixture of a flavoring material selected from the group consisting of an oil soluble flavor dissolved in an oil and an o/w emulsion flavor and a protein solution is provided. The mixtu ...

Zohar M Merchant, William Croasmun, Robert Class: One-pot preparation of viscous dressing products. Kraft Foods, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, September 11, 2001: US06287625

The present invention relates generally to processing of viscous food products such as full-fat, reduced-fat, light or fat-free viscous salad dressings, and reduced-fat, light or fat-free mayonnaise. More particularly, the present invention relates to viscous salad dressings and reduced-fat mayonnai ...