Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 7

Development and Evaluation of Lysozyme-Pectin Complexes for Antimicrobial Packaging of Chicken Patties

M Prasanna, E Naga Mallika*, K Sudheer and T Srinivasa Rao

Associate Professor, Department of Livestock Products Technology, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Andhra Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: E Naga Mallika, Associate Professor, Department of Livestock Products Technology, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Received: June 15, 2022; Published: June 24, 2022


Background: Edible films are made from biopolymers (pectin, starch, cellulose), gelatin, casein, and other proteins. Among these, pectin is used with no restriction and is considered to be widely accepted as healthy. Due to its constancy across a wide variety of pH and temperature ranges, lysozyme has a significant potential for food preservation. Therefore, this study aimed on development of pectin based edible films with lysozyme and to evaluate their effect on the quality of chicken meat patties.

Methods: Pectin films with lysozyme of different concentrations were developed and one best film was selected based on parameters like thickness, grammature, water vapour permeability, anti-oxidant activity, tensile strength and antimicrobial activity along with control to wrap the chicken meat patties. The product was evaluated for parameters like pH, percent cooking loss, 2-TBARS, microbial analysis and sensory evaluation.

Result: Results showed that the thickness, grammature, water vapour permeability, anti-oxidant activity, tensile strength and antimicrobial activity of T3 film were significantly (P≤0.05) higher and lower water sorption compared to T1, T2 and control films. The pH, 2-TBARS, Percent cooking loss and microbial count values were lower in the chicken patties that were wrapped in T3 film.

Keywords: Pectin; Lysozyme; Chicken Meat Patties


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Citation: E Naga Mallika., et al. “Development and Evaluation of Lysozyme-Pectin Complexes for Antimicrobial Packaging of Chicken Patties ". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.7 (2022): 107-118.


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