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Table 2 Moisture, ash and lipid content of durian seed gum

From: Chemical composition and molecular structure of polysaccharide-protein biopolymer from Durio zibethinusseed: extraction and purification process

Test Crude gum (Aqueous) Crude gum (Chemical) Purified gum A Purified gum B Purified gum C Purified gum D
Moisture % 26.8 ± 1.09a 24.6 ±1.22ab 23.2 ± 1.03b 22.8 ± 0.79bc 20.5 ± 0.35c 21.7 ± 1.13bc
Total ash % 32.8 ± 1.57a 34.3 ± 1.78a 20.6 ± 0.89b 23.4 ± 1.34b 15.8 ± 1.13c 12.1 ± 0.94d
Soluble ash % 1.7 ± 0.03a 1.5 ± 0.01a 0.9 ± 0.00b 1.0 ± 0.14b 0.7 ± 0.03c 0.5 ± 0.06d
Lipid % 1.92 ± 0.07a 0.78 ± 0.11b 0.14 ± 0.04c 0.16 ± 0.02c 0.21 ± 0.06d 0.19 ± 0.03d
  1. Data presented are the mean value ± standard deviation, A isopropanol and ethanol, B isopropanol and acetone, C saturated barium hydroxide, D Fehling solution, a-d significant differences at 95% confident level.