Extraction of Highly Unsaturated Lipids with Liquid Dimethyl Ether.

Extraction of Highly Unsaturated Lipids with Liquid Dimethyl Ether.

The invention relates to the extraction of plant or animal derived material with liquid dimethyl ether (DME), and optionally also with near-critical carbon dioxide, to obtain an extract rich in complex lipids containing highly unsaturated lipids.

Priority Date

24/05/2007

Expiry Date

24/05/2027

PCT and National Phases
Country Application or Grant Number Status
China CN101484562 Granted
Europe 7808633.7 Pending
Korea, Republic Of 10-2008-7030230 Pending
Australia 2007252344 Pending
Canada 2652892 Pending
New Zealand 547429 Granted
Japan 2009-511974 Pending
India 9783/DELNP/2008 Pending
United States 8,383,845 Granted