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Effect of sieve size on chemical composition and functional properties of canola meal (Brasscia napus) protein fractions as fishmeal replacement


Safari, O and Farhangi, M and Carter, CG and Yakhchali, B and Shawrang, P, Effect of sieve size on chemical composition and functional properties of canola meal (Brasscia napus) protein fractions as fishmeal replacement, African Journal of Biotechnology, 10, (55) pp. 11764-11771. ISSN 1684-5315 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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Canola meal (CM) use in animal nutrition is limited due to the inclusion of various antinutritional factors (ANF). This study aimed to evaluate the effect of sieving on nutrient and ANF contents of CM. Five sieves with mesh size (diameter) of 16, 18, 20, 30 and 40 were used in this regard. With an increase in the mesh size, the recovery percentage significantly decreased (73.7 vs. 18.3), while crude protein content (370.7 vs. 378.1 g/kg), gross cost (0.47 vs. 1.91 US$/kg) and protein unit cost (1.27 vs. 1.66 US$/kg) were significantly increased (P < 0.05). In the next stage, only the sieved canola meal obtained through mesh size 16, 18 and 20 was selected for further investigation. The amounts of crude protein, crude fat and total NSP of the processed products were not significantly differed. However, the amounts of acid detergent fiber (218.2 g/kg vs. 206.7 g/kg) and neutral detergent fiber (330.8 g/kg vs. 319.1 g/Kg) significantly decreased by increasing mesh size. Glucosinolates (20.67 vs. 21.82 μmol/g DM) and phytate (40.6 g/kg vs. 62.0 g/kg) had significant increment (P < 0.05) on the other hand. Considering the weighted averages of different measured variables from PCA, the mesh size 16 was selected for use in the production of a canola protein concentrate.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Canola meal, sieving, chemical composition, anti-nutritional factors, functional properties
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries sciences
Research Field:Aquaculture
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - aquaculture
Objective Field:Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
UTAS Author:Carter, CG (Professor Chris Carter)
ID Code:73342
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:3
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2011-09-27
Last Modified:2012-07-20
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