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Enzyme inactivation during spray drying of bovine plasma

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posted on 12.01.2018, 16:01 authored by Panagiotis D. Matzinos
Spray drying is a widely used method for drying biological materials such as bovine blood plasma. Enzyme inactivation may be used as an index for assessing the denaturation of other proteins such as immunoglobulins, or properties which are related to this process such as the solubility of the spray dried powders. The fact that the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is present in bovine plasma in significant amounts combined with its suitable heat stability may make it appropriate as an index for predicting other quality characteristics. [Continues.]

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  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

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  • Chemical Engineering

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© Panayiotis Matzinos

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

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1991

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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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