Quantitative Analysis of Nutrients and Biochemical Evaluation in Pomfret Fish (Pampus argenteus) During Frozen Storage

  • Mr. Utkalendu suvendusekhar Samantaray Research Associate, Dept. of Vaccine Development, Virchow Biotech Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, INDIA
  • Ms. Swagatika Tripathy Department of Biotechnology, Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanja Deo University, Baripada, Odisha
Keywords: Biochemical Evaluation, coronary heart disease, Nutrients


Marine fish are well-known for being a high-quality protein source having high concentration of essential amino acids.  It has high concentration of mono unsaturated and poly unsaturated fatty acids, which may aid in the optimization of lipid profiles and the reduction of the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). The goal of this study was to estimate the nutritional and biochemical status of raw sea fish Pampus argenteus after 30 days of frozen storage at -200C with 15-day intervals. Nutrient study showed a decrease in protein and lipid content. The changes of hydrogen peroxide and oxidized lipid products were estimated in the muscle tissue during fresh and storage condition. Results indicate that during storage the oxidative stress increased. An antioxidant enzyme (superoxide dismutase, smutase, catalase, glutathione peroxidase) measurement was determined. The increased amount of oxidative stress during fish storage is shown by the differential activity of antioxidant enzymes. The amount of protein in fish varies slightly between species and even within species. Fish is high in protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for brain development (Spencer et al., 1971; Jacylin et al., 2010). A well-balanced diet consists variety of fish that can help in children's growth and development as well as their heart health (Jinadasa, 2014).


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Author Biography

Mr. Utkalendu suvendusekhar Samantaray, Research Associate, Dept. of Vaccine Development, Virchow Biotech Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, INDIA

Mr. Utkalendu is working on monoclonal antibodies and vaccine development in biopharmaceutical industries as a major researcher and lead. He is a major key member in Gam-cov-vac for COVID-19 disease. Optimization of culture media, development of different mammalian cell lines like CHO, HEK293, virus culture, transfection, upstream development, downstream purification, etc. Mr. Utkalendu Suvendusekhar Samantaray has been completed his master's in biotechnology from MITS School of biotechnology affiliated with Utkal University. He has worked on many research papers including biochemistry, anti-oxidant development, plant growth microbes, nanotechnology, etc.


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How to Cite
Samantaray, M. U. suvendusekhar, & Tripathy, M. S. (2021). Quantitative Analysis of Nutrients and Biochemical Evaluation in Pomfret Fish (Pampus argenteus) During Frozen Storage. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 8(3), 180-195. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.8.3.23