Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine by Percent Degradation Assay and Iodometric Titration
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064



Downloads: 74 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine by Percent Degradation Assay and Iodometric Titration

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R

Caffeine, a methyl xanthine molecule which is the most widely consumed psychoactive substance in the world over, most commonly from the beverages coffee, tea and soda. Caffeine is naturally present in different varieties of plants, tea leaves, cocoa beans etc. It acts as stimulant to central nervous system and has various negative withdrawal effects on health. Caffeine can be treated chemically as well as biologically. Biodegradation by bacteria is considered to be the most efficient technique in degrading caffeine within environment. In the present study, four isolates capable of utilizing caffeine as a sole source of carbon were isolated from garden soil. The bacteria were characterized by conventional morphological and biochemical test. To quantify the amount of biodegradation, percent degradation assay was performed in which Isolate 1 and Isolate 4 shows maximum degradation of caffeine. Isolate-1 shows 98, Isolate- 2 shows 88.63, Isolate-3 shows 95.45 and Isolate-4 shows 95.45 after 48 hours of incubation. Iodometric back titration was performed to measure the remaining concentration of caffeine in broth.

Keywords: Caffeine, Biodegradation, Percent degradation assay, Iodometric back titration

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Pages: 288 - 290

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R, "Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine by Percent Degradation Assay and Iodometric Titration", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR201130085857, Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020, 288 - 290

Enter Your Registered Email Address



Email Address Not Registered?




Similar Articles with Keyword 'Caffeine'

Downloads: 74 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Pages: 288 - 290

Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine by Percent Degradation Assay and Iodometric Titration

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R

Share this Article

Downloads: 81 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙7

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020

Pages: 585 - 589

Biodegradation of Caffeine

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R.

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Biodegradation'

Downloads: 5 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙5

Research Paper, Microbiology, Nigeria, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021

Pages: 861 - 872

Preliminary Investigation into the Ability of Tropical Rhizobia to Degrade Petroleum Products as Environmental Pollutants and Chemical Bases for Some Syhnthetic Pesticides

Olusoji A. A., Olusoji O. C., Aminu-Taiwo B.R

Share this Article

Downloads: 74 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020

Pages: 288 - 290

Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine by Percent Degradation Assay and Iodometric Titration

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R

Share this Article

Downloads: 81 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙7

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020

Pages: 585 - 589

Biodegradation of Caffeine

Bhailume Meenal V., Shinde Shubhangi R.

Share this Article

Downloads: 109 | Weekly Hits: ⮙3 | Monthly Hits: ⮙12

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014

Pages: 1091 - 1094

Degradation of Timber Wood by Filamentous Fungi

Ashok K. Shukla

Share this Article

Downloads: 114 | Weekly Hits: ⮙2 | Monthly Hits: ⮙13

Research Paper, Microbiology, India, Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Pages: 1024 - 1029

Biodegradation of Chromium Contaminated Soil by Some Bacterial Species

Narendra Kumar Ahirwar, Govind Gupta, Vinod Singh

Share this Article



Top