Fine Chemicals From Agricultural Residues: Phase II

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2004-33610-15025
Agency Tracking Number: 2002-00392
Amount: $296,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
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
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Hemingway
 (318) 442-2544
Business Contact
 Richard Hemingway
Title: President
Phone: (318) 442-2544
Research Institution
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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