Fine Chemicals From Agricultural Residues: Phase II

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$296,000.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
2004-33610-15025
Award Id:
57345
Agency Tracking Number:
2002-00392
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
P. O. Box 12522, Alexandria, LA, 71315
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Richard Hemingway
(318) 442-2544
rwhem@attglobal.net
Business Contact:
Richard Hemingway
President
(318) 442-2544
rwhem@attglobal.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Plant polyphenols classified as proanthocyanidins or condensed tannins have demonstrated potential to improve health. However, interest in these compounds is limited because individual compounds are found in low proportions in complex mixtures obtained from plant extracts. The work in this project is directed to finding a way to make rare or novel proanthocyanidin compounds in potentially unlimited amounts by starting with common and renewable agricultural waste products such as tree bark or nut shells.

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