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Proximate and mineral composition of crab meat consumed in Bahrain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16096134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The proximate, mineral and heavy metals of raw and cooked crab meat, Portunus pelagicus, consumed in Bahrain were studied. The crab meat contains a good level of protein (17.5-18.8%), with very low proportion of fat (0.6-1.4%). The levels of sodium, potassium, calcium and phosphorus were found to be higher than other minerals. Traces of heavy metals (lead, mercury, cadmium) were also reported. Traditional cooking had a considerable effect on proximate and mineral contents of crab meat.
Abdulrahman O Musaiger; Mohammed J Al-Rumaidh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of food sciences and nutrition     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0963-7486     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Food Sci Nutr     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-12     Completed Date:  2005-11-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9432922     Medline TA:  Int J Food Sci Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Directorate of Nutritonal Studies, Mamana, The Kingdom of Bahrain.
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MeSH Terms
Cadmium / analysis
Calcium / analysis
Dietary Proteins / analysis
Lead / analysis
Meat / analysis*
Mercury / analysis
Potassium / analysis
Shellfish / analysis*
Sodium / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Proteins; 7439-92-1/Lead; 7439-97-6/Mercury; 7440-09-7/Potassium; 7440-23-5/Sodium; 7440-43-9/Cadmium; 7440-70-2/Calcium

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