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SOLVENT-FREE PROCESS FOR OBTAINING PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND NEUTRAL ENRICHED KRILL OILS
The invention is a process for obtaining krill oil with poly-unsaturated fatty acid DHA and EPA in the phospholipids fraction, with astaxanthin, and neutral lipids, used for human health applications. A sub-product is a low fat-content krill meal.
This invention also incorporates a procedure for obtaining a dried complex that contains krill oil in combination with phospholipids linked to DHA and EPA, proteins and astaxanthin for use on human-health applications.
Tharos’ co-owns the patent
“COMPOSITION BASED IN BONES OF FISH AND CRUSTACEAN AS AN IMPROVED SOURCE OF BIOAVAILABLE CALCIUM, METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND USES TO TREAT DEFICIENCY OF CALCIUM AND/OR TO TREAT AND/OR PREVENT FRACTURES OR OSSEOUS FISSURES.”
Osteos21 Ltd, which produces a novel product in high demand as a medical treatment, uses krill meal as the main crustacean meal source. It was co-developed with the late Dr. Hector Covacevich PhD, Cornell University professor and Tharos’ partner.