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Biochemical analysis of proteins & inorganic ions Ca++ & Mg++ in a freshwater crab Sartoriana spinigera (Wood Mason, 1871)

Ravi Rahul Singh* & Shiny E.C. Kachhap
University Department of Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received :21st October, 2017 ; Revised :29th December, 2017

Abstract : Sartoriana spinigera is a freshwater edible crab of Jharkhand. The exoskeletons of many freshwater crabs have so many medicinal effects such as hypo cholesterol, anti cancerous antioxidative effects in the society. The meat of freshwater crab is generally consumed whereas the carapace is thrown. Sartoriana spinigera is of great ethno biological significance as it is consumed by the tribal’s of Jharkhand for treatment of various ailments. The present work includes the study of protein components and inorganic ions Ca++ and Mg+ concentration of the carapace in order to pass on the information to pharmaceuticals and cosmetic industries for exploiting the nutritious value.

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