Catalyst Centre News

University of Guelph spinoff Mirexus says its nanosized glycogen­ particles, isolated in corn, offer a safer and better­ alternative in a market dogged by controversy.

 

Cornfield of Dreams

Anton Korenevski was doing laboratory work one night as part of a study into how bacteria stick to surfaces when he spotted something unusual. A post-doctoral researcher at the University of Guelph, Korenevski had just performed a complex chemical procedure and noticed what project leader John Dutcher describes as “a waste product that looked kind of cool.”

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Chemical institute of Canada -September/October 2015