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dc.creatorFRANÇA, Luiz Ferreira de-
dc.creatorMEIRELES, Maria Angela de Almeida-
dc.identifier.citationFRANCA, Luiz F.; MEIRELES, M. Angela A. Extraction of oil from pressed palm oil (Elaes guineensis) fibers using supercritical CO2. Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos, Campinas, v. 17, n. 4, p. 384-388, dez. 1997. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 18 fev. 2014. <>.pt_BR
dc.description.abstractResidual fibers from palm oil production are a good source of carotene, since they contain more than 5% of the original oil, with about 5000 ppm of carotenoids. As carotenoids are thermosensitive molecules, supercritical CO2 can be used for oil recovery, because this technique employs low temperatures. In this work results of oil extraction experiments from pressed palm oil fibers are shown. Fibers were from AGROPALMA, an industry which is located in Tailândia (Pará, Brazil). Extractions were carried out at 200, 250 and 300 bar and at temperatures of 45 and 55oC. Oil was analyzed by UV/vis spectrophotometry for total carotene determination. Results showed a large increase in extraction rate from 200 to 250 bar and a small variation from 250 to 300 bar. The total amount of carotenes did not increase in the course of extraction at 300 bar, but it showed a large increase at 200 and at 250 bar. Free fatty acids are present in amounts larger than those found in commercial oils.pt_BR
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dc.subjectExtração supercríticapt_BR
dc.subjectÓleo de dendêpt_BR
dc.subjectCinética de extraçãopt_BR
dc.subjectÓleos vegetaispt_BR
dc.subjectTailândia - PApt_BR
dc.titleExtraction of oil from pressed palm oil (Elaes guineensis) fibers using supercritical CO2pt_BR
dc.typeArtigo de Periódicopt_BR
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