Improving Thermal Stability of Proteins

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Improving Thermal Stability of Proteins Deadline: 2020-01-11
Award: $30,000
Open to: Everyone*

One step within the feed manufacturing process includes pasteurization to eliminate microbes and pathogens. Although necessary for sterilization and pellet formation, high heat is detrimental to the activity and potency of certain proteins. Therefore, it is vitally important to preserve protein stability and the Seeker is searching for new methods to accomplish this through the use of food-grade ingredients.

This is a Theoretical Challenge that requires only a written proposal to be submitted. The Challenge award will be contingent upon theoretical evaluation of the proposal by the Seeker.

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