Author(s): Gul-e-Saba Chaudhry, Thirukanthan CS, Nor Atikah Mohamed Zin, Yeong Yik Sung, Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad, Effendy AWM


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00002   

Address: Gul-e-Saba Chaudhry1*, Thirukanthan CS1, Nor Atikah Mohamed Zin1, Yeong Yik Sung1 Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad1, Effendy AWM1,2*
1Institute of Marine Biotechnology, University Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Faculty of Fisheries and Food Science, University Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023

Fish scales are a good source of chitin and collagen that can be used in various cosmetic, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and food industries due to their stability and environmental friendliness. The antioxidant activities of chito-oligosaccharides derived from fish scales evaluated via i) DPPH free radical scavenging activity, ii) superoxide anion radical scavenging activity, iii) ferrous ions chelating activity, and iv) reducing power analysis. The present work results indicated that chito-oligosaccharides (COS) derived from fish scales exhibited good antioxidant activities if compared against other sources of chitosan found in the literature. Thus, the development of bioactive products originated from fish scales could play a remarkable role in the sustainability and biomedical, food, and cosmaceuticals industries.

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Gul-e-Saba Chaudhry, Thirukanthan CS, Nor Atikah Mohamed Zin, Yeong Yik Sung, Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad. Effendy AWM, Chito-oligosaccharides derived from Tilapia Fish Scales; A Powerful Antioxidant. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(1):8-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00002

Gul-e-Saba Chaudhry, Thirukanthan CS, Nor Atikah Mohamed Zin, Yeong Yik Sung, Tengku Sifzizul Tengku Muhammad. Effendy AWM, Chito-oligosaccharides derived from Tilapia Fish Scales; A Powerful Antioxidant. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(1):8-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00002   Available on:

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