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Determination of Organic carbon and Inorganic carbon of Biomass

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction: Total carbon in the Biomass is comprised of two fractions: combustible and carbonate carbon. Combustible carbon corresponds to total organic carbon (TOC) while carbonate carbon corresponds to total inorganic …

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Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS)- A method to evaluate quality of protein

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction: The protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS) has been used to evaluate protein quality in human foods.  Previously Amino Acid Scoring (AAS) provides a way to predict how efficiently …

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Nitrogen Profile in Fertilizer by IR Absorption Spectroscopy

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

ABSTRACT: Determination of Nitrate Nitrogen, Urea –Nitrogen and Ammoniacal Nitrogen in fertilizer samples by IR spectroscopy. The main forms of Nitrogen in fertilizer are Ammoniacal Nitrogen, Urea Nitrogen and Nitrate …

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EXTRACTION AND ISOLATION OF PIPERINE FROM BLACK PEPPER

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

ABSTRACT Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a spice vine crop which is used as a food preservative and as an essential component in traditional medicines. Piperine, a major alkaloid, is …

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Spectrophotometric determination of Anthocyanin Content in Different Fresh Fruits

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Abstract: Anthocyanins are a type of pigment found in fruits that offer health benefit. It belongs to a class of compound called flavonoids that have antioxidant properties. The colour change …

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Environmental impacts of firecrackers during festivals, events – a lab study

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction: The bursting of crackers during in any occasion increases the concentration of dust and pollutants. The fine dust that settles after bursting crackers is rich in pollutants like oxides …

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A degradation study of beta carotene in infant food and raw vegetables by ozone treatment

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction β – Carotene the precursor of Vitamin A is a red-orange pigment present in plants and fruits like carrot, broccoli, lettuce, sweet potato, tomato, and winter squash and gives …

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Alpha amylase enzyme activity of various grains with special reference to sprouting

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Abstract: Alpha-amylase is considered to be one of the primary enzymes responsible for starch degradation in cereals. During grain germination, α-amylase initiates the conversion of starch into simple sugars to …

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A Novel Technique to Identify Mineral Oil Contaminants in Vegetable Oil

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Keywords: Hydrocarbon, Solid Phase Extraction, Paraffin, Gas Chromatography. Introduction A simple, fast gas chromatographic-flame ionization detection (GC/FID) method combined with a solid phase extraction (SPE) has been established to determine …

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Spectrophotometric determination of phosphorous in ferro alloys, manganese ore and iron ore

By: MSK Admin | Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 | blogs | No Comments

Introduction Phosphorus is a hazardous impurity (poison) in steel. Steel with high phosphorus content becomes extremely brittle at a low temperature, and the mechanical properties of steel exhibit worsening impact …

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