Extraction of Pectin from Pomelo Peel

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The extraction of pectin from pomelo peel was optimized to maximize pectin yield Y in this study. A central composite design of response surface methodology involving extracting time, extracting temperature, liquid-solid ratio and pH was used, and second-order model for Y was employed to generate the response surfaces. The optimum condition for Y was determined as follows: extracting time 1h, extracting temperature 95 °C, liquid-solid ratio 25, pH 1. Under the optimum condition, the pectin yield was 20.98%.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 343-344)

Edited by:

David Wang

Pages:

933-936

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.343-344.933

Citation:

Y. X. Ma et al., "Extraction of Pectin from Pomelo Peel", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 343-344, pp. 933-936, 2012

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September 2011

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