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High Phosphorous / Protein Wheat

August 7, 2012 - 12:57am -- Wild-Yeast

I'm looking for a little help on a project I have been working on regarding high phosphorous content wheat. I noticed that high protein wheat also has a high phosphorous content - approximately equal to dark rye.

The hunch is that the phosphorous content plays into the heterofermentative pathway - supplying an excess of phosphates for acetic and lactic acid production. 

On the road to Tang...,


Debra Wink's Lactic Acid Entry

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