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The stability of carrageenin in dried irish moss ( Chondrus crispus )

Gordon Young, E.; Goring, D.A.I.

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 9(9): 539-541


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-5142
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.2740090903
Accession: 070309471

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It is known that there is a linear relationship between the crude fibre content of roughages determined by the A. O. A. C. method and their 'acid-fibre' content. The present work shows that there is also a relationship between crude fibre determined by the method laid down in the Fertilizers & Feeding Stuffs Regulations and the 1±5N-H2SO4-fibre. It is suggested that a relationship between these two variables might better be expressed if a correction be made for the crude protein content of 'acid-fibre' residues.

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