The enzymic hydrolysis of shrimp waste, stabilises using an acid
fermentation technique, was observed to develop a mechanism to separate
and isolate useful products, such as proteins, chitin and astaxanthin.
Initially the effectiveness of the fermentation technique was studied
with added carbohydrate (lactose) with an innoculum (Stabisil, comprising
of Streptococcus faecium strains M74, Lactobacillus plantarum and
Pediococus acidilacti). [Continues.]
A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.