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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/06/060601213717.htm

A team of Iowa State researchers has demonstrated that pre-treating milled corn with ultrasonics can break the corn pieces into even finer particles. That exposes more of the corn's starch to the enzymes that convert starch to simple sugars. The research team also plans to see if ultrasonics releases some sugars from the fibrous, cellulosic material in corn.


Grewell said ultrasonic treatment in laboratory experiments has increased corn's release rates of sugars by nearly 30 percent.

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