The Moringa oleifera Lam. (MO) plant has characteristics that makes it suitable for various uses related to environmental remediation, development of cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food products, among others. This project contemplates and put together several areas of science, including: engineering, biomedicine with several objectives framed within a circular economy, bioeconomy and sustainability approach. The intention is to i. promote the use of MO available in Ecuador, as a biomaterial with rheological contributions; ii. extract bioactive chemical compounds; iii. evaluate its antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxicity activities; iv. take advantage of the waste generated during moringa oil extraction processes for use in water recovery processes; and, v. develop food, cosmetic, nutraceutical, therapeutic and environmentally applicable products.
|Title of host publication||2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting|
|Publisher||American Institute of Chemical Engineers|
|State||Published - 2020|
|Event||2020 AIChE Annual Meeting - Virtual, Online|
Duration: 16 Nov 2020 → 20 Nov 2020
|Name||AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings|
|Conference||2020 AIChE Annual Meeting|
|Period||16/11/20 → 20/11/20|
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