Tag: University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan researchers develop compound that may slow Alzheimer’s progress using waste from ethanol plants

University of Saskatchewan researchers develop compound that may slow Alzheimer’s progress using waste from ethanol plants

January 24, 2019 |

In Canada, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team’s quest to extract protein from more than a billion liters of annually produced wastewater (called thin stillage) at Saskatchewan’s ethanol plants has yielded something far more valuable—a compound used in many countries to slow cognition loss in Alzheimer’s patients. That compound is glyceryl phosphoryl choline (GPC) […]

Read More

University of Saskatchewan gets grant to develop glycerin-based patents

University of Saskatchewan gets grant to develop glycerin-based patents

March 3, 2015 |

In Canada, biofuel producers in Western Canada will soon be able to purify and convert raw glycerol more cost-effectively thanks to an investment of $538,542, announced by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification. With this funding, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), led by Canada Research Chair […]

Read More