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Studies on the Detoxification of Jatropha Curcas

Madhavi, D. (2005) Studies on the Detoxification of Jatropha Curcas. [Student Project Report]

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Abstract

This Dissertation / Report is the outcome of investigation carried out by the creator(s) / author(s) at the department/division of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore mentioned below in this page.

Item Type: Student Project Report
Additional Information: <p align="justify">Jatropha curcas is considered a potential source of biodiesel. The seed contains 30-32% protein and 60-66% lipid. The use of the oil for edible purpose or pressed cake as food or animal feed is limited due to the presence of toxic and antinutritional compounds, such as phorbol esters, phytate, saponins, trypsin inhibitors, tannins and lectins. In the present study, attempts have been made to reduce the antinutrients by detoxification methods which have the potential to be used on a large scale and be economical such as roasting, autoclaving, soaking cum boiling and boiling with alkali. The results were compared with those of the control J. curcas meal sample.</p>
Uncontrolled Keywords: jatropha curcas jatropha detoxification treatment
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 29 Protein Chemistry
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 10 Plants
Divisions: Protein Chemistry and Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2005
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:24
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/88

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