Bioeffective krill oil compositions

  • US 9,816,046 B2
  • Filed: 05/08/2017
  • Issued: 11/14/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of production of krill oil comprising:

  • obtaining a krill meal produced by a process comprising treating krill to destroy the activity of lipases and phospholipases naturally present in krill and wherein said krill meal has been stored for period of from 1 to 36 months; and

    extracting krill oil from said krill meal that has been stored from 1 to 36 months with a polar solvent to provide a krill oil with greater than 30% phosphatidylcholine w/w of said krill oil and astaxanthin esters.

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