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Technical support - Collagen extraction and uses in the biomedical and pharma industries

Project start date: 30 September 2005
Project end date: 20 February 2006
Publication date: 01 April 2007
Livestock species: Sheep, Goat, Lamb, Grassfed cattle, Grainfed cattle
Relevant regions: National
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Development of an efficient means of extracting and refining Chondroitin Sulphate pharmaceutical grade (95%) and collagen II from the trachea and scapula blade cartilage of beef and sheep at commercial volumes (4000kg/month).

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Project manager: Stewart McGlashan
Primary researcher: UniQuest Pty Limited