These chemical reactions generate highly reactive molecules that potentially cause deleterious effects. However, the result showed that the repeatedly heated RPO samples were not capable of affecting the bacterial growth. Thus it was likely that the bacteria were not susceptible to such environments.
The study demonstrated that both thermal treatments can reduce the carotene content in red palm oil. However, microwave heating retains higher carotene content in red palm oil as compared to conventional heating.
The study recommends that, conventional heating be replaced with microwave heating for a healthy red palm oil diet.
Meanwhile, commercial red palm oil is not effective against bacteria such as E. coli. However, it remains well accepted that the red palm oil offers various promising potentials to combat diseases.Our study provides an insight into the impact of different reheating methods on carotene content in red palm oil. The paper was presented at the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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The miniaturization of the current technology of storage media is hindered by fundamental limits of quantum mechanics. A new approach consists in using so-called spin-crossover molecules as the smallest possible storage unit. Similar to normal hard drives, these special molecules can save information via their magnetic state. A research team from Kiel University has now managed to successfully place a new class of spin-crossover molecules onto a surface and to improve the molecule’s storage capacity. The storage density of conventional hard drives could therefore theoretically be increased by more than one hundred fold. The study has been published in the scientific journal Nano Letters.
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