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State of aflatoxin in groundnut oil.

Basappa, S. C. and Sreenivasa Murthy, V. (1977) State of aflatoxin in groundnut oil. Journal of Food Science and Technology, India, 14 (2). 57-60, 5 ref..

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Abstract

Commercial groundnut oil was subjected to centrifugal force ranging from 10 000 to 218 000 g to isolate the aflatoxin. The suspended materials in the oil, which contained about 60-65% of the aflatoxin, were sedimented at 40 000 g. Filtration with membrane filter, sintered glass and filter paper could separate 30-50% of the toxin in the oil. Use of activated Fullers' earth as an adsorbent at 2% level and centrifugation at 10 000 g sedimented nearly 92.5% of the aflatoxin, thereby indicating its suitability for commercial application.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: AFLATOXINS-; groundnut oils, aflatoxins detn. in; ANALYTICAL-TECHNIQUES; GROUNDNUT-OILS; aflatoxins detn. in groundnut oils
Subjects: 600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 17 Toxicology
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 19 Lipids-oils/fats
Divisions: Lipid Science and Traditional Foods
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2010 07:26
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2010 07:26
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7043

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