Optimization of the enzymatic pre-treatment process for mustard oilseeds using response surface methodology





Enzymatic pre-treatment, Enzymes, Factorial design, Mustard seeds, Viscozyme


In order to investigate the effect of an enzymatic pre-treatment process for the extraction of oil from black mustard seeds (Brassica nigra) using viscozyme, the reaction parameters such as temperature, buffer-to-seed ratio and enzyme concentration were considered as determinant factors in the central composite design. Optimization was carried out according to the four-variable five-level central composite design of experiments. The effects of enzyme concentration (5–12%), temperature (40–55 °C), pH (5.0–6.0), and reaction time (1–7 h) on the free oil liberated were studied. Residual oil was collected by subjecting the treated meal to soxhlet extraction for 4 h. An enzyme dose of 7.5% (w/w), pH 5.0, 50 °C, and 5 h with constant shaking at 450 rpm were found to be opti­mal conditions. Centrifuging the mixture at 7000 rpm for 30 min separated the oil with a recovery of 71–73.1%.


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Neeharika TS, Prasanna Rani KN, Thirupathi A, Anjaneyulu E, Srikanth K, Prabhavathi Devi BL, Prasad RB, Jala RC. Optimization of the enzymatic pre-treatment process for mustard oilseeds using response surface methodology. grasasaceites [Internet]. 2020Jun.30 [cited 2020Nov.25];71(2):e351. Available from: http://grasasyaceites.revistas.csic.es/index.php/grasasyaceites/article/view/1818




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