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What fields can CO2 extraction technology be used in?

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The characteristics of supercritical CO2 extraction determine its wide application range. In the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used for the extraction of effective ingredients from Chinese herbal medicine, the refinement of heat sensitive biological products and drugs, and the separation of lipid mixtures; In the food industry, the extraction of hops and pigments; In the spice industry, the refinement of natural and synthetic spices; Separation of mixtures in the chemical industry, etc.

The characteristics of supercritical CO2 extraction determine its wide range of applications. For example, in the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used for the extraction of effective ingredients of herbal medicines, the refining of heat-sensitive biological products, and the separation of lipid mixtures; In the food industry, the extraction of hops, the extraction of pigments, etc.; In the fragrance industry, the refining of natural and synthetic fragrances; separation of mixtures in the chemical industry, etc.

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Where can CO2 extraction technology be used?

 

(1) Extraction of bioactive molecules from medicinal plants, extraction and separation of biobases;

 

(2) lipids from different microorganisms, or for lipid recovery, or removal of lipids from sugar and proteins;

 

(3) Extract anti-cancer substances from a variety of plants, especially paclitaxel obtained from yew bark and branches and leaves to prevent and treat cancer;

 

(4) vitamins, mainly vitamin E extraction; Processing of a variety of natural antibacterial or antioxidant extracts such as basil, red skewers, thyme, garlic, onions, chamomile, paprika, licorice and fennel seeds.

 

(5) purification of various active substances (natural or synthetic) to remove unwanted molecules (such as removing pesticides from vegetable extracts) or "residues" to obtain purified products;

 

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