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hydrolysates

Intelligence

Byproduct utilization for increased profitability, part 3

Fish protein hydrolysates obtained from fish-processing wastes can be used to make valuable ingredients for the food and healthcare industries. Hydrolysates are produced from fish muscle and viscera through an autolytic process by endogenous enzymes or an accelerated method using 

Intelligence

Byproduct utilization for increased profitability, part 4

Protein hydrolysates can be produced by acid, base or enzymatic hydrolysis processes. Acid hydrolysis produces salt that makes the product unsuitable for food and destroys some essential amino acids. An optimum process for one fish or shellfish by-product may not 

Health & Welfare

Protein hydrolysates in larval fish nutrition

Protein hydrolysates are currently used as partial substitutes for fishmeal in high-quality artificial diets since their inclusion in feeds promotes growth and survival.