AS11 Resin-Derived Bioactives – Feasibility and Piloting Studies

Have a look at our PowerPoint Introduction and Brochure describing deliverables, differentiators and case studies. Eight case studies can also be reviewed.

Objective

CPL is sometimes asked by clients to organise and co-oerdinate laboratory work on their behalf as part of a larger commercialisation project. 

The objective of this project was to assist a client in investigating the potential to extract bioactives (triterpenes, sesquiterpenes, and others) from tree resins using scCO2 extraction. Potential bioactives of interest included α-amyrin, β-amyrin, α-copaene, β-elemene, spathulenol, platambin, digitoxigenin and gitoxigenin

Method

This project evaluated the suitability of the source material as a substrate for scCO2 extraction. CPL identified a suitable laboratory to carry out the scCO2 extraction feasibility and piloting studies.  CPL managed and co-ordinated study. 

Report

CPL reviewed the experimental results, provided a report on the success of the extraction method and organised logistics to send the extracts produced from the feasibility study to the client for further analysis. 

 

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