PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT


Product Development - Antifreeze Proteins

Protein purification and applied research are carried out at A/F Protein Canada Inc., St. John's, Newfoundland. Proteins are sold to commercial companies and academic institutions worldwide for the purpose of product exploration and development, facilitating research into:

Hypothermic-cryogenic preservation of mammalian cells, tissues, and whole organs

Enhanced cryosurgical ablation of tumours

Food preservation

Preservation of reproductive materials (eg., animal embryos)

Enhancement of the protective capacity of skin-care products


The Company is currently seeking partners to pursue the development of

an AFP-based medium for hypothermic preservation of human platelets

and

AFP-based strategies for improved methods of cryosurgery.


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