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Articles by A.K. Kumar
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  A.K. Kumar , M. Chalamaiah , R.R. Kumar and K.N. Babu
  In this study, preliminary investigations on biotransformation of under utilized Moringa oleifera and Citrullus lanatus seed oils were carried out using baker’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). Biotransformation reactions were performed for 48 h using baker’s yeast with M. oleifera or C. lanatus seed oil (experimental) and without yeast (control) in nutrient broth medium. After 48 h, products were extracted with hexane. The transformation of Moringa oleifera and Citrullus lanatus seed oils was identified by High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC). The HPTLC peaks demonstrated that the baker’s yeast transformed the M. oleifera and C. lanatus seed oils into other metabolites. These results reveal that the drumstick and watermelon seed oils can be used to transform into other metabolites, which may be useful as starting materials for the synthesis of other specialty chemicals.
 
 
 
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