African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 978

Table of Content: October 2007; 1(2)

October 2007

Energy and nutrient contents of “waterfufu and eru”

  Because of persistent reports of malnutrition in some parts of Cameroon, a popular Cameroonian food, “waterfufu and eru” was analyzed for its energy value and nutrient content in order to determine to what extent it satisfies recommended dietary allowances (RDA). Results showed that average serving size of the dish was 409 g. This amount provided 601 kcal of energy, 281 g of moisture, 82 g of...

Author(s):   Abia W. A., Numfor F. A, Wanji S. and Tcheuntue F.

October 2007

Breadfruit flour in biscuit making: effects on product quality

    Breadfruit was processed into flour and used to supplement wheat flour, in the percentages of 0, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25, for biscuit production. The proximate composition, sensory evaluation and microbiological quality, in terms of aerobic plate count, were evaluated. The crude fibre and ash contents (%) increased with increase in the proportion of breadfruit flour...

Author(s): Olaoye O. A, Onilude A. A and Oladoye C. O

October 2007

Immunoaffinity column as cleanup tool for an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay of ractopamine detection in various tissues of swine

Ractopamine has been developed to be the main β-agonist substance used illegally in meat producing animals. A simple and efficient extraction and purification procedure for ractopamine was developed by means of the immunoaffinity column (IAC) as a cleanup tool. Purified polyclonal antibodies against RCT were produced and coupled covalently to CNBr-activated Sepharose 4B. Both the binding conditions and elution...

Author(s): Wentao Xu, Kunlun Huang, Aike Deng, Baiqiang Zhai, Heng Zhao, Yingcong Li, Zhihong Liang and Yunbo Luo