Developing Novel Rice Cultivars with Improved Processing Properties

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2004-33610-14989
Agency Tracking Number: 2003-00090
Amount: $285,965.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
1102 Columbia St., Suite 600, Seattle, WA, 98104
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Charles Moehs
 (206) 903-0262
Business Contact
 Vic Knauf
Title: CTO
Phone: (206) 903-0262
Research Institution
Rice bran spoils rapidly because the oils become rancid due to the activity of particular lipase enzymes. Thus rice bran, though an abundant by-product of milling, has little value. Our project may lead to improved rice varieties that have bran that is less prone to spoilage.

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