Industrial Products From Vegetable Oils
Researcher: Martin Reaney, Lipid Quality and Utilization Program, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK
Project Code: CUP-ADF 2013-0204.1
Final Report: March 2017
Summary: Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan's Lipid Quality and Utilization (LQU) program conducted several projects from 2014 to 2017, focusing on the development of industrial projects from vegetable oils. In 2014 and 2015, LQU completed three main projects including: conversion of glycerol to monoglyceride; production of lithium catalysts, high quality glycerol and lithium grease; and production of Trans-vaccenic Acid (TVA) for clinical trials.
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