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The objective of this study was to determine the effect of hydrogen peroxide concentration on the deacetylation degree of chitosan extracted from maggot waste. Different hydrogen peroxide concentration (0%, 13%, 15%, and 20%) was studied. The degree of deacetylation of chitosan by using FTIR was found 75.3%, 77.6%, 78%, and 78.6% for a concentration of H2O2 of 0%, 13%, 15%, and 20%, respectively. The quality of chitosan extracted from the pupae shell of maggot waste meets the requirements of SNI 7949-2013. The concentration of H2O2 might increase the deacetylation degree of chitosan extracted from maggot waste.


Chitosan Hydrogen Peroxide Maggot Waste

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Budiati, T., Yudiastuti, S. O. N., & Wahyono, A. (2023). Effect Of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration on The Deacetylation Degree Of Chitosan Extracted From Maggot Waste. Food Science and Technology Journal (Foodscitech), 6(2), 86-93. Retrieved from


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