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Biolane® (Green Lipped Mussel Extract Powder)

What is Green-lipped mussel?

Biolane is New Zealand raw material of green mussel by Aotearoa Japan Ltd_1

The discovery of the beneficial properties of the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel Extract came from work done in the United States. In the 1960s, researchers came across to new material Green lipped musself which is believed to have some impact on joint problems. Indigenous tribe in New Zealand Maori took green lipped mussel dairy on purpose of keeping their health and nutritional fortification. Since then, there has been many researches done worldwide and scientific researches proved Green lipped mussel does contain anti-inflammatory agents. Nowadays, GLME is used by humans and animals to keep their joint healthy. In USA and Europe, GLME products have been commonly used as dietary supplement for better QOL for a long time.


Green lipped mussels are farmed in non-polluted New Zealand water. The government requires water quality survey regularly for producing highly safe product.


The mussel extract is produced under license to a patented method. The process was developed to ensure the eactivityf present in the shellfish not to be destroyed in the processing phase of the operation.

Main nutritional components of Biolane®

  • Protein
    Biolane® contains 1.7~2.4 more protein than Oyster extract. Proteoglycan which is known to work as cushion for joint, is particle of protein and polysaccharide connection. Biolane® does contain rich amount of this composition.
  • Amino acid composition
    Biolane® contains well balanced amino acid composition. In comparison with Oyster extract, our product contains, 5 times rich amount of lysine, 4,7 times leucine and methionine, and 1.4 times more amount of glutamic acid.
  • Mineral
    Biolane® contains rich and well balanced minerals.
  • Carbohydrate
    Green lipped mussel glycogen contains main composition that has treatment function. It is unique composition only contained in Green lipped mussel. It cannot be seen in blue mussel or any other sea mussels.
  • Glycosaminoglycan
    Biolane® contains rich amount of glycosaminoglycan such as chondoroitin sulfate and hyaluronic acid. Those compositions help us to maintain healthy joint function and mobility.

Nutrients Specification(per 100g)

* Comparison of Green lipped mussel extract with Oyster extract

Main nutrients

[ Main nutrients ] Green lipped mussel extract Oyster extract
Protein 40~50g 23.5g
Moisture 5g 1.3g
Mineral/ Ash 10~20g 16.6g
Fat 10~20g 0.2g
Carbohydrate 10~30g 58.4g


[ Mineral ] Green lipped mussel extract Oyster extract
Sodium 5g 4.2g
Potassium 1g 1.8g
Magnesium 350mg 353mg
Copper 1mg 5.1mg
Zinc 5mg 54mg
Manganese 1mg 4.3mg
Nickel 0.4mg -
Selenium 0.3mg -
Calcium 500mg 409mg

Amino Acid Composition

[ Amino Acid Composition ] Green lipped mussel extract Oyster extract
Lysine 2.7g 0.54g
Methionine 0.8g 0.17g
Histidine 0.7g 0.28g
Arginine 2.5g 0.53g
Threonine 1.4g 0.51g
Valine 1.5g 0.37g
Isoleucine 1.4g 0.17g
Leucine 2.1g 0.45g
Phenylalanine 1.3g 0.30g
Tyrosine 1.2g 0.23g
Asparagine acid 3.2g 1.20g
Cysteine 0.2g 0.23g
Serine 1.5g 0.42g
Glutamic acid 4.0g 2.78g
Proline 1.2g 1.33g
Glycine 4.0g 1.10g
Alanine 1.7g 1.23g
Cysteric acid 2.3g 0.23g
Triptophan - 0.08g
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