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Production, Prototyping, Technologies.

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Formed from scientific talent across the western hemisphere; Portunus produces biomaterials and prototypes technologies based on the cutting edge research of the biological sciences.

By increasing utilization of novel technologies in health and agriculture, Portunus will provide biotechnology on demand. We aim to shorten the limit between state of the art science and common citizens.

PRODUCTS

  • Chitoguard
  • Chitoguard is Chitosan produced by bacterial deacetylation and used to protect plants from blights and infections. Portunus uses our organic process to produce agricultural grade chitosan. Chitosan can be used in all of the following industries:

    • AGRICULTURE

      Seed coating, frost protection, stimulation of plant growth

    • WATER & WASTE TREATMENT

      Clarify water, removal of metal ions, reduce odors

    • FOOD and BEVERAGES

      Dietary fiber, cholesterol reducing agents (it binds lipids), stabilizer and preservative

    • COSMETICS & TOILETRIES

      Maintain skin moisture, treat acne, as component in toothpastes and gels

    • BIOPHARMACEUTICALS

      In modified-release dosage forms,as bacteriostatic agent, wound healing agent

  • Biomanufacturing on Demand
  • Portunus began its operations by performing research and development for a novel means of chitosan production. This process became the staple of Portunus activities for its first six months of operation.

    Now it is our intent to bring that same skill and drive to create to the open market as a research and development service. Our labs have a special place in their heart for biomaterials but are also capable of producing bioreactors, a variety of chemicals and designing experiments.

    TEAM

    SERVICES

  • Personalized Medicine
  • With our partners at Mantis Portunus is able to provide on demand sequencing services for those seeking a greater understanding of themselves. This service not only has use for ancestry reporting, paternity tests and criminal investigations but ensures that Portunus’ personalized medicine services can be done in house and with a higher level of discretion.

  • Sequencing Services
  • With our partners at Mantis Portunus is able to provide on demand sequencing services for those seeking a greater understanding of themselves. This service not only has use for ancestry reporting, paternity tests and criminal investigations but ensures that Portunus’ personalized medicine services can be done in house and with a higher level of discretion.

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    USA

    9701 Dessau Road, Austin Texas 78754. Phone 512-788-3609

    BRAZIL

    Rua José Alexandrino 30, Curitiba - PR. 81210-050

    COLÔMBIA

    Cr 72BBIS # 7B - 86 Bogota, Federal District, Colômbia