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Synthesis and Characteristics of Chitosan from Haruan (Channa striata) Fish Scales | Abstract
Dentistry

Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1122

Abstract

Synthesis and Characteristics of Chitosan from Haruan (Channa striata) Fish Scales

Deby Kania Tri Putri, Wijayanti Diah W.H, Beta Widya Oktiani, Candra K, Bayu Indra Sukmana, Priyawan Rachmadi, Harun Achmad

Haruan Fish is one of the fisheries production which is quite popular in South Kalimantan. Haruan fish is known to have properties especially in helping to accelerate wound healing and anti-inflammatory effects. In addition to treatment, haruan fish is also a favorite food of the people of South Kalimantan, so it has a bright prospect to be developed in Indonesia. The quantity of fragrant fish which is quite large makes the meat widely used as the main raw material on an industrial scale and household scale. The average portion of edible portion is 40%-50%. The body parts of the fish that usually become waste are scales. The lack of management of these wastes raises a variety of issues in the environmental field that can extend to social and health problems.

Published Date: 2021-03-04; Received Date: 2021-02-10

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