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Title:
WHEY OR RAW MILK DEMINERALISATION AND FRACTIONATION.
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/106319
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A process for the demineralisation and fractionation of cheese whey or raw milk comprising the steps of: a) subjecting the whey or raw milk to ultrafiltration to provide a retentate fraction and a permeate fraction; b) concentrating the permeate fraction by means of nanofiltration; c) subjecting the nanofiltration retentate to ion permeation chromatography at elevated temperatures of between 50°C and 80°C using an appropriate resin; and d) eluting the nanofiltration retentate with water in various fractions to obtain fractions which may be low in mineral content and/or high in 3 '-sialyl lactose content and/or high in other desirable components.

Inventors:
SCOTT, Stephen Niall (28 Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8PA, GB)
Krishnapillai, Ashok (The Wheel House, Compton AbdaleCheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 4DR, GB)
Application Number:
GB2010/000478
Publication Date:
September 23, 2010
Filing Date:
March 17, 2010
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Assignee:
SEPARATION TECHNOLOGIES INVESTMENTS LIMITED (Mill Race, Compton Abdale, Cheltenham GL54 4DR, GB)
SCOTT, Stephen Niall (28 Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8PA, GB)
Krishnapillai, Ashok (The Wheel House, Compton AbdaleCheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 4DR, GB)
International Classes:
A23C7/04; A23L33/00; A23C9/14; A23C9/142; A23C21/00; A23J1/20
Domestic Patent References:
2008-06-26
2007-05-10
2008-05-08
2005-07-28
Foreign References:
FR2487642A21982-02-05
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
LEES, Kate Jane (Marks & Clerk LLP, 27 Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1RQ, GB)
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