Enhancement of mustard oil yield by cellulolytic pretreatment


One part by weight of finely powdered expeller cake from brown mustard seeds (Brassica juncea) was mixed well with 2.5 parts by weight of water and, after addition of 0.2% CelluclastTM (NOVO Industry A/S, Bagsvaerd), the mixture was allowed to stand at 20°C, 35°C or 50°C for 2 h. The enzymatic breakdown was followed using a reductometric method. The mixture… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00258348


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