Kemin Industries, Inc.

2100 Maury Street, Box 70
Des Moines, IA 50301

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $54.5K
First Award Date 09/27/91
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/97

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Nelson Christopher E Nelson 1
Brinkhaus Dr. Friedhelm Brinkhaus 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 1997
Budget: 01/01/97 - 12/31/97

In soybean-based animal feeds, the two galacto-oligosaccharide (raffinose and stachyose) present majorobstacles in accessing the full nutritive value of the soybean meal portion of the diet by chickens andturkeys. The problem is caused by the inability of these animals to hydrolyze raffinose and stachyoseinto galactose and fructose using endoge...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 09/27/91 - 07/31/92

DESCRIPTION: (Investigator's Abstract): Tomato plants, stably transformed with a fused CaMV tomato inhibitor gene licensed to Kemin Industries, Inc., from Washington State University, will be screened for individual lines that produce very high quantities of anticarcinogenic protease Inhibitor I in the unripe fruit. High yielding transformants...