Accession Number : AD0836121

Title :   THE DETERIORATION OF MOLASSES IN STORAGE,

Corporate Author : ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s) : DE Oliveira, Enio R.

Report Date : SEP 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : It has been known for a long time that molasses in storage undergoes progressively a decrease in the percentage of its principal components, causing serious losses in the manufacture of alcohol, rum, etc. There are two causes for these changes: (a) the presence of microorganisms, and, (b) autogenous chemical reactions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DETERIORATION), (*CARBOHYDRATES, STORAGE, INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, SUCROSE, REDUCTION(CHEMISTRY), PH FACTOR, DECOMPOSITION, MICROORGANISMS, WAREHOUSES, LIQUIDS, RAIN, CHEMICAL REACTIONS, DENSITY, TEMPERATURE, AMINO ACIDS, CALCIUM COMPOUNDS, HYDROXIDES, BRAZIL.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE