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Method of obtaining gelatin from aquatic animals

Fatimah Md Yusoff. (2013) Method of obtaining gelatin from aquatic animals.

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Abstract

The present invention relates to a simple, cost and time effective process of producing gelatin from aquatic animal tissue, which comprises the steps of: (a) treating the cleaned and dehydrated aquatic animal tissue with salt solution, preferably of less than 1.0M; (b) treating biomass obtained after Step (a) with aqueous alkali; (c) washing the alkali-treated biomass with water until the washing water is substantially neutral; (d) treating the neutralized biomass from step (c) with aqueous acid with continuous stirring for up to 4 h; (e) washing the acid-treated biomass with water until the washing water is substantially neutral; (f) extracting with water at pH less or equal to 2 at temperatures in the range of 45°C to 65°C for 6 to 8 h; (g) dialysing the gelatin obtained from step (f) against neutral buffer or deionised distilled water for at least 24 hours; (h) removal of water from the gelatin obtained until moisture content of the resulting gelatine is less than 13%. The process provides a gelatine having excellent properties, such as quality, appearance, gel strength etc., suitable for use in pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, food and photography products.

Item Type:Patent
Keyword:Gelatin from aquatic animal tissue; Gelatin
Faculty or Institute:Institute of Bioscience
Application Number:PI2013701147
Filing Date:2013-06-28
ID Code:33665
Deposited By: Mohd Hafiz Che Mahasan
Deposited On:17 Mar 2015 12:52
Last Modified:17 Mar 2015 12:52

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