Ultrasound-assisted extraction of R-phycoerythrin from Grateloupia turuturu with and without enzyme addition

Type Article
Date 2015-11
Language English
Author(s) Le Guillard Cecile1, 2, Dumay Justine2, Donnay-Moreno Claire1, Bruzac Sandrine1, Ragon Jean-Yves1, Fleurence Joel2, Berge Jean-PascalORCID3
Affiliation(s) 1 : IFREMER, Ctr Nantes, BIORAFHE, BP 21105, F-44311 Nantes 03, France.
2 : LUNAM Univ Nantes, MMS, F-44322 Nantes 03, France.
3 : IDMer, F-56100 Lorient, France.
Source Algal Research-biomass Biofuels And Bioproducts (2211-9264) (Elsevier Science Bv), 2015-11 , Vol. 12 , P. 522-528
DOI 10.1016/j.algal.2015.11.002
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Keyword(s) Seaweed, Grateloupia turuturu, R-phycoerythrin, Ultrasound-assisted extraction, Ultrasound-assisted enzymatic hydrolysis, Liquefaction
Abstract The aim of this study was to compare two processes for the extraction of R-phycoerythrin (R-PE) from the red seaweed Grateloupia turuturu: ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE) and ultrasound-assisted enzymatic hydrolysis (UAEH). Process efficiencies were both evaluated by the yield of R-PE extraction and by the level of liquefaction. Experiments were conducted at 40 and 22 °C, for 6 h, using an enzymatic cocktail and an original ultrasonic flow-through reactor. R-PE appeared very sensitive to temperature, thus 22 °C is strongly recommended for its extraction by UAEH or UAE. However, the higher processing temperature (40 °C) clearly increased the extraction of water-soluble compounds (up to 91% of liquefaction).

These two new processes are thus promising alternatives for the extraction of water-soluble components including R-PE, from wet seaweeds, with extraction yields at least similar to conventional solid–liquid extraction.
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Le Guillard Cecile, Dumay Justine, Donnay-Moreno Claire, Bruzac Sandrine, Ragon Jean-Yves, Fleurence Joel, Berge Jean-Pascal (2015). Ultrasound-assisted extraction of R-phycoerythrin from Grateloupia turuturu with and without enzyme addition. Algal Research-biomass Biofuels And Bioproducts, 12, 522-528. Publisher's official version : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2015.11.002 , Open Access version : https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00292/40332/