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IJCRR - vol 06 issue 03, February, 2014

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Author: Umar Garba, Sawinder Kaur

Category: Healthcare

Abstract:Protein isolates are refined form of protein containing the greater amount of protein with greater digestibility. Nowadays it's the major source of cheap proteins especially for athletes, bodybuilders, vegetarians, and has gained wide application in various beverages and dairy industries, and infant foods due to its different functional properties. It is widely produced from deoiled cake of legumes such as peanuts, cowpeas, soybeans, etc and animal sources like fish and milk by a combination of isoelectric and alkaline precipitation using H2SO4 and NaOH, followed by centrifugation to obtain the pure isolates which can further be dried to powdered form of about 90% protein. The problem of antinutritional factors in legumes can be successfully reduced by these processing methods.

Keywords: Protein Isolates, isoelectric precipitation, Ultrafiltration, antinutritional factor

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Proteins are nitrogen-containing compounds made of up amino acids unit. They are the major structural component of muscles and other tissues in the body. They are also component of hormones, enzymes and haemoglobin (Jay et al. 2004). Proteins composed of twenty different amino acids linked together by a peptide bond and the resulting chain is called polypeptide. They have similar basic structure but differ in their side chains. This difference in side chains gives the proteins their specificity and functionality. These amino acids are classified as essential (those that cannot be synthesis by body but rather taken as supplement from diet), and nonessential (that can be synthesis by the body) (Clark 2003). Demand for the relatively cheap sources of protein that can be incorporated to value –added food products is increasing worldwide, and numerous researches are still going on various sources of plant proteins that may help in improving the nutritional value of food products at low cost (Gurpreet et al. 2006). Proteins are available in different varieties of dietary sources including animals, plants origin, and from highly marketed spot supplement industry. Typically, all dietary animal proteins (e.g. eggs, milk, meat, fish and poultry) are considered complete protein because they contain all essential amino acids. Proteins from vegetable sources (such as legumes, nuts and soy) are incomplete proteins since they are lacking one or two essential amino acids (Hoffman and falvo, 2004). Assessing the quality of protein is important when considering the nutritional benefit that it can provide. Protein quality of food is the ability of the food to meet the nutritional requirement of an individual species. It is indicated by how well the protein is digested, absorbed, and utilised for the growth and sustenance of the body (Wardlaw et al. 1996). The quality of protein can be determined by assessing its essential amino acid profile. Numerous methods to determine the quality of proteins include : ( 1) Protein efficiency ratio (PER) which is achieved by measuring the animal growth after feeding with the test protein. The weight gained in grams per gram of protein consumed is calculated and then compared with the standard value of 2.7 (standard value of casein protein). If the value is greater than 2.7, the food is regarded as excellent source of protein. However, the result mostly provides a measure in rat but does not provide a strong correlation to human growth needs. (2)Biological value is calculated by dividing the nitrogen used for tissue formation and the nitrogen absorbed from the food and then multiplied by 100 and express as percentage of nitrogen utilised. This gives an idea of how efficient the body utilises the protein consumed in the diet. Higher value indicates that food supplies high essential amino acids. (3) Net protein utilisation (NPU) is almost identical to BV except that direct measure of retention of absorbed nitrogen is involved. However, the BV is calculated from nitrogen absorbed while NPU is calculated from nitrogen ingested (Jay et al. 2004). (4) Protein digestibility Corrected Amino acids Score, this, according to joint (FAO/WHO, 1990) could be determined by expressing the content of the first limiting essential amino acid of the test protein as a percentage of the content of the same amino acid content in a reference pattern of essential amino acid. The reference values used were based on essential amino acid requirement of preschool-age children, which was corrected for true faecal digestibility of the test protein. The value obtain was known as protein digestibility corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS).

Protein isolates

Isolate are the most refined form of protein products containing the greatest concentration of protein but unlike flour and concentrates contains no dietary fibre. Isolates originated from United State around 1950s (Jay and Michael 2004). They are very digestible and easily incorporated into different food products. Protein isolates are nowadays believed to have played a major role in the development of new class of formulated foods. It is high concentration of protein with the advantage of colour, flavour and functional properties make it an ideal raw ingredient for used in beverages, infant foods and children milk food, textured protein products and certain types of specialty foods (Olaofe 1998). Protein isolates have been developed from a variety of legumes among which are soy bean, peanut, canola, cashew nut, almonds, sesame, pinto and navy beans (Seyam et al. 1983). Extraction Methods Isoelectric precipitation: - - The isoelectric point (pI) of a protein is the pH where the net charge on the protein is zero. At this point, there exist no electrostatic repulsion keeping them apart, thus protein aggregate and precipitate. Proteins have different isoelectric point because of their different amino acid sequence, and therefore, they can be separated by adjusting the pH of a solution. When the pH is adjusted to the isoelectric point of a particular protein it precipitates leaving the other protein in the solution (McClements 2013). A more recent study on isoelectric precipitation of soya protein confirmed that both extraction condition and the type of acid used for isoelectric precipitation had little effect. However, it was found that an isoelectric point of around pH 4.2 leads to high proportion of protein precipitated out (Smith et al. 1939). Alkaline extraction: It was found that alkaline reagents were more effective in extraction of protein from food legumes. However, several changes such as destruction of lysine, formation of lysine-alanine, racemisation may occur during alkali extraction and reduce the protein quality (Tobin et al. 1978). Hence, a better technology to produce protein isolate and concentrate with maximum yield and minimum or no antinutritional factors need to be developed. Ultrafiltration method: - This is a potential membrane processing for extraction of protein, a solution of protein is placed in a cell containing a semi-permeable membrane, and pressure is applied. Small molecules pass through the membrane, whereas the larger ones remain in the solution. The semi-permeable membranes with cut-off points ranging between 500 and 300,000 are mostly available (McClements 2013). The extraction of soy protein isolate by this method was first reported over twenty years ago. The Ultrafilteration system provides a commercially feasible alternative to the existing isoelectric precipitation method of soya beans

Protein isolate from different plant and animal sources

animal sources Proteins that are utilised in food processing are of various origins, and can roughly be classified into animal proteins (gelatins), vegetable proteins (e.g. peanut protein, soy protein, wheat proteins, Almond protein, canola meal protein etc.), and animal derived protein (e.g. milk proteins). However, many vegetable proteins require processing to provide food material having acceptable functional properties such as emulsification, oil and water absorption, texture modifications, colour control and whipping properties, which are primarily attributed to the protein characteristics. Many plants have attracted a deal of interest as a source of lowcost protein to supplement human diet, this include among others soybeans and peanut (Ogunwolu et al. 2009).

Whey protein isolates (WPI)

Whey is the liquid by-product of cheese which can further be processed into a spray dried products like instance whey protein concentrates (WPC), whey protein isolate (WPI) or whey protein hydrolysate (WPH) (Brucic et al. 2009).By definition from the code of Federal Regulation, is the liquid substances obtained by separating the coagulum from milk or cream in the cheese making. During cheese making, the whey protein remains in the serum phase which represents about 20 percent of the milk protein (Kimberlee 2012). In the production of whey protein isolates, significant amount of fat and lactose get removed, as a result of which individual with lactose-intolerant can safety consume these products (Akintayo et al 1999).Whey proteins are widely used as ingredients in different foods (dairy, meat and bakery products) due to their unique functional and nutritional properties (Brucic et al. 2009). The heat sensitivity of whey protein may present a major challenge in some formulations. Consequently, the Dairy Research Institute, established under the leadership of America’s dairy farmers through the dairy check off program, has supported a variety of researches that aims to improve whey protein’s performance in higher heat processing (Kimberlee 2012). Beta-lactoglubin and α- lactalbumin are the major whey protein responsible for heat stability characteristics of ingredients such as WPC and WPI (Vardhanabhuti and Foegeding 2008).The relationship between sugar addition and heat stability of whey protein isolate have been studied by many researchers. Sucrose addition was found to increase gelation temperature and gel strength of WPI and bovine serum albumin (Rich and Foegeding 2000). Adding glycerol improved heat stability of WPI and decreases turbidity and protein gelation (Kulmyrzaev et al. 2000).Thermal denaturation temperature of WPI was also found to increased by addition of sorbitol more effectively than glycerol (ParedesLopez 2006).Many food application contains sugars or sugar alcohols, and their presence can help to improve the heat stability of whey protein ingredients by preventing the formation of large aggregates and providing better clarity in application such as beverages (Kimberlee 2012). Fish Protein isolates (FPI) To solve the problem of utilisation of unconventional raw material (dark muscle fish, fatty fish) and also fish by-products (fish trims, fish frames etc.) a process was developed to economically develop a functional protein isolates from these kind of raw materials. This technology uses the pH dependant’s solubility properties of fish muscle proteins for their separation and recovery from other components of muscle that are not desirable in a final product. Fish protein isolate is a protein concentrate which is prepared from fish muscle without retaining the original shape of the muscle. It is not generally consumed directly, but used as raw material for production of other value added products. Fish protein isolate does not retain the original shape of muscle, and is normally utilized as ingredient for the production of value added products. It is still a good source of protein for the production of ready to eat fish products. The overall processes involved are simple. The proteins of the muscle tissue are first solubilised. The solubilisation can be accomplished by addition water with alkali added to approximately pH 10.5 or higher, or with acid added to about pH 3.5 or lower. It is usually necessary to choose the pH at which the consistency of the solution decreases to a value that allows the removal of undesirable material. The mixture is then centrifuged, and due to density differences the oil rises to the top and can then be removed. Other insoluble impurities such as bone or skin are also sedimented at this stage. The muscle protein are then precipitated and collected by a process such as centrifugation (Shaviklo 2006)

Peanut protein isolates (PPIs)

Peanut contains 26-29% protein with good nutritional quality. Peanut proteins are used for their functional properties (emulsification, forming) or for their nutritional properties in different food products. They are also used for human nutrition in developing countries to supplement cereals, beverages and skim milk. Peanut protein isolate can be prepared from the defatted peanut cake or powdered by macerating with high salt phosphate buffer (20 mM Na2HPO4, 2 mM KH2PO4, 5.4 mM KCl, 1M NaCl, pH 7.4), followed by centrifugation and supplementing the supernatant with (NH4)2SO4 to 90% saturation. After centrifugation, the pellet can be dialyse against distilled water overnight at 4oC and then freeze-dried (Mouecoucou 2004). Soy protein isolates (SPIs) Soy protein isolate is a common isolate. It has high protein content of about 90%. It is made out of defatted soy meal by removing most of the fat and carbohydrates (Seyam 1983). Soybean is crushed into oil and defatted meal. The meal is usually used as animal feed, while smaller amount is further processed into food ingredients including soy flour, protein concentrate, protein isolates and textured protein (Kinsella 1976). Soy protein isolate is usually combined with other food ingredients such as vitamins, minerals and flavour in preparation of soy protein shake powder (Seyam 1983). Advance in food technology resulted in the development of a variety of soy product such as concentrates, isolate and extruded-expanded products, this consequently leads to increased utilisation by technically developed regions of the world (Young 1979). The production of soy protein isolate involve solubilising the protein and carbohydrate at neutral or alkaline pH and the recovery of the solubilised protein, by separation and optionally washing and neutralization before drying (Moure et al. 2006). Three steps involved in the processing of soy protein isolates (SPI) are (1)The soy flakes are slurried with water under alkaline conditions (pH 6.8-10 at 27-66 oC using sodium hydroxide and other alkaline substances approved for food used) so that the protein and the oligosaccharides can dissolve into the solution. The protein solution is then separated from the insoluble residue by centrifugation, (2) the supernatant containing the protein and sugars is then acidified to isoelectric pH 4.5 ( where the solubility of proteins is minimal), using hydrochloric acid (HCl). This leads to the precipitation of protein as curd, (3) the solubility of the precipitated protein is restored by neutralizing to alkaline pH of 6.5-7.0 after re

diluting with fresh water or spray dried in its acidic form and packed in multilayer paper bags (Lusas et al. 1995, and Anon 2008). Canola protein isolates (CPIs) According to USDA 2010, Canola meal has been the second largest feed meal after soybean meal. It has a good amino acid profile with a well balance amino acid composition although it has found only marginal used in the food industry, due to the presence of anti-nutritional factors. The vast majority of canola protein isolates are prepared by alkaline extraction method fallowed by isoelectric precipitation. Although, this extraction method generates high yield of nitrogen, but the isolate produced by this method have been found to have poor solubility and digestivity, this is most probably due to the nature of proteins constituent of canola meal which consist of alkaline-soluble fraction that can be easily denatured during the extraction process. CPI thus possesses generally an unacceptable food-functional properties including poor water holding, gelling and oilbinding, foaming and emulsification properties. Many studies have been carried out to modify the properties of this isolate e.g. by succinylation, acylation and enzymatic hydrolyses. However, enzymatic hydrolyses has been prepared because it’s less effect than chemical method (Alashi 2011).

Chick pea protein Isolate

Chick pea protein is the world’s third largest pulse crop in term of area, grown mostly in West Asia and Mediterranean region. It is one of the major vegetable proteins. Many functional properties of this protein isolate has been studied whereas, information on gelation properties of chick pea protein isolate was scares. The chick pea protein isolate dispersed with sodium and calcium salts showed different rheological behaviour at different ionic strength and pH. Increasing the ionic strength of dispersion could strengthen the gelation properties of CPI under acidic conditions, however reduced the elastic parameters of CPI at pH of 7.0 (Zhang 2007).Cashew nut protein isolate Cashew has considerable economic importance because its components have numerous economic uses. The kernel has high food value with about 40-57% oil and 21% protein content. A cashew kernel meal contains about 42% crude protein, a low crude fibre and 0.5% and 0.2% calcium and phosphorous, respectively, which is comparable to that of peanut composition, which has been used for peanut protein isolate and concentrate. Protein isolates and concentrates can be obtained from defatted cashew nut powder by both alkaline extraction-isoelectric precipitation (IP) and alkaline extractionmethanol precipitation (MP). Cashew nut protein isolates has water and oil absorption capacities of 2.20ml/g and 4.42ml/g respectably, emulsifying stability index (447%), foam capacity and stability (45% and 55%, respectively ), and low gelation capacity of (13.5%) (Ogunwolu 2009).

Functional Properties of Protein Isolate Bulk density:-

- Bulk density is an important parameter that determines the packaging requirement of a product. It signifies the behaviour of a product in dry mixes and can varied with fineness of particles (Butt and Batool 2010).The bulk density of protein isolate of sources can be determined by taking 10 grams of protein isolate into 100 ml graduated cylinder and taping several time on a laboratory bench until the isolate settled. The values recorded can be express as g/cm (Olaofe 1998, and Okaka and Potter 1977).Protein solubility :- Protein solubility is a useful indicator for the performance of protein isolates incorporated in the food system and also the extent of protein denaturation because of heat and chemical treatment at different pH (Horax 2004).To determine the protein solubility, the protein isolates (250 mg) should be homogenized in 20 ml of 0.1 M NaCl at pH 0f 7.0 for 1h fallowed by centrifugation at 10,000×g for 30 min. Nitrogen content should then be determined in the soluble fraction and the solubility can be expressed as the percentage total nitrogen of the original sample to that of soluble fraction (Morr 1985). Foaming Capacity and stability: - The foaming properties are used as an index of the whipping characteristics of the protein isolate (Mwasaru 1999). The capacity and stability of foams can be determined by dispersing 50ml of 3% (w/v) of protein isolate sample in distilled water and transfer immediately into a graduated cylinder, the volume should be recorded before and after whipping. The foaming capacity can be expressed as the percentage volume induced by whipping. The change in volume of foam after 60 min of standing at room temperature is recorded as foam stability (Lin 1974). Water/oil absorption: Proteins has both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties therefore, can interact with water and oil in foods (Butt and Batool 2010). The lower water absorption capacity can be due to less availability of polar amino acids (Kuntz 1971), and the low fat absorption may be due to the presence of large proportion of hydrophilic and polar amino acids on the surface of the protein molecules (Sathe et al.1982). Water absorption is determine by mixing approximately 3g of protein isolate with 25ml distilled water in a pre-weighed centrifuge tubes, the tubes are stirred and centrifuge for 25 min at 3000×g for 30 min interval. The supernatant is carefully decanted and the centrifuge tubes containing the protein isolate are re-weighed. Water absorption is express as the number of grams of water absorbed per gram of sample (Sosulski et al. 1976). High water absorption of protein isolates help to reduce moisture loss in package bakery products (Lin 1974). Oil absorption can also be estimated by mixing 0.5g of protein isolates with 6ml corn oil in preweighed centrifuge tubes. The tubes are stirred for like one minutes to get complete dispersion of the sample in oil. After 30 min holding time, samples are centrifuge at 3000×g for 25 min, the supernatant be decanted and the tubes inverted for 25 min to drain the oil before re-weighing. The oil absorption is express as gram of oil absorbed per gram of protein isolate (Sosulski 1976). The high oil absorption is essential in the formulation of food systems like sausages, cakesbatters, and mayonnaise and salad dressing (Butt and Batool 2010).

Emulsifying activity and stability:

Proteins are surface active agents that can form and stabilize the emulsion by creating electrostatic repulsion on oil droplet surface (Makri et al. 2005). To determine the emulsifying activity, Protein isolate (3.5g) is homogenised for 30 seconds in 50ml water using homogenizer at approximately 10,000rpm. Corn oil (25ml) should is then be added to the mixture and homogenised for 30 sec. The emulsion is divided into two equal volume aliquots and centrifuged at 1100×g for 5 min, the aliquots is heated for 15 min at 85oC. The ratio of the height of emulsion to the high of liquid layer is noted to calculate emulsion activity. The emulsion stability remains after heating (Naczk et al. 1985). Least gelation concentration: - This is a qualitative parameter that expresses the minimum protein concentration at which the gel does not slide along the test tube walls in inverted position (Young and Scrimshaw 2006).The lower the gelation concentration, the better is the gelling ability of proteins, because protein gels are aggregates of denatured molecules (Akintayo 1999).

Antinutritional factor in protein isolate

Several studies have reported the preparation and functional properties of protein isolates and concentrate (Sathe and Salunkhe 1981). Legumes contain some anti-nutritional factors such as lectins, saponin, haemagglutinin, protease inhibitor, oxalate, goitrogen, phytates, trypsin inhibitor and tannin (Amarowicz and Pegg 2008). These compounds reduce protein digestibility and availability. Some antinutritional in legumes have been reported to have health benefits. Tannin, a polyphenolic compound is reported to possess antioxidative property (Apata and Ologhobo 1997).Very extensive work has been carried out on optimising the conditions for trypsin inhibitor destruction during processing of soya protein isolate (Smith and Circle 1977). Studies had also shown that trypsin and chymotrypsin inhibitory activities were reduced to 75.3% and 84.8% in protein concentrates, 98.0% and 85.4% in protein isolates of Great Northern beans respectively. However, these protein fractions did not contain oligosaccharides of the raffinose family (such as raffinose, stachyose, and verbascose) and hemagglutinating activities. Therefore, most of the antinutritional factors can possibly be eliminated by preparation of protein isolates and concentrates (Sathe and Salunkhe 1981).Specific studies were carried out on isoelectric process for protein isolate, where trypsin inhibitors levels were found to be dependent on the degree of heat treatment to which the raw materials had been subjected and on the pH used for isoelectric precipitation. Trypsin inhibitor levels in isolate produced by ultrafiltration process have also been studied and found to be fairly high; this might possibly be due to complexing of the relatively low weight trypsin inhibiting protein fractions with higher molecular weight proteins (Honig and Wolf 1987). Application of protein isolate in food systems. Protein isolates are the acceptable ingredients for dairy application due to their fine particle size and dispersibility, Emulsification, emulsion stability, colour and flavour are critical in dairy application. Isolates (especially soy proteins) are being used to fortify all type of pasta products such as macaroni, spaghetti, to improve the nutritional value etc (Sipos 2013). Protein isolates are important sources of protein with high lysine content. Isolates from different legumes varied slightly in physiochemical and thermal properties. They are used as proteinaceous ingredients in many food products such as salad dressing, meat products and dessert. Whey proteins are mainly used in beverage applications, due to their health benefits (Kudre 2013). The problem of poor flavour, mouth feel, texture, dryness and flavour associated with the use of soy flour and soy concentrate above 10% has been resolved by using soy isolate in meat loaves, sausage-type products for their emulsion-stabilizing effect, gelation, and moisture retention and improved effects on texture (Kinsella 1976). Soy protein is regarded as textured protein products use both in meat and vegetarian meat analogue industry and thus, has good water holding capability (Riaz 2006). It is often used as meat extenders in comminuted meat products such as patties, fillings, meat sauces, meat balls, etc (Berk 1992). Many soy protein isolates have been developed for providing different functional or physical properties to meet the requirement of various food systems. Soy protein isolates form firm, hard, resilient gels, unlike soy flour and concentrates that form soft and fragile gels (Riaz 2006). The firm-forming ability of soy protein isolates is important in meat products. When heat and pressure are applied the protein films fused together to form a firm, continuous, textured mass that can be sliced and used as meat substitutes. They also vary in their ability to form gels. Some are designed to form gel while others will not form gel at 14% solid content. Protein isolates are utilised in meat and baking application due to their water and fat absorption properties, the value for these properties for protein isolates ranges from 150 to 400% (Sipos 2013). Neutralised protein isolates are often highly dispersible and form gel under appropriate aqueous conditions. They have both emulsifying and emulsion stabilising properties, and are excellent fat and water binders, For this reason, they are widely used in processed meat products, as well as both coarse and fine emulsions (e.g., patties, loaves and sausages) (Sipos 2013). Different protein products such as whey protein, soy protein isolates, wheat gluten, rice bran protein, peanut protein, and cottonseed proteins where investigated for film development (Rhim 1998).


Protein isolates shows a lot of potential to combat the problem of malnutrition. The underutilised plant and animal sources can be exploited in order to extract the proteins and make them available for used as food supplements. Research is needed compared the benefit of different protein isolates and their benefit as food supplements.



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Best Article Award: 

One article from every issue is selected for the ‘Best Article Award’. Authors of selected ‘Best Article’ are rewarded with a certificate. IJCRR Editorial Board members select one ‘Best Article’ from the published issue based on originality, novelty, social usefulness of the work. The corresponding author of selected ‘Best Article Award’ is communicated and information of award is displayed on IJCRR’s website. Drop a mail to for more details.

Women Researcher Award:

This award is instituted to encourage women researchers to publish her work in IJCRR. Women researcher, who intends to publish her research work in IJCRR as the first author is eligible to apply for this award. Editorial Board members decide on the selection of women researchers based on the originality, novelty, and social contribution of the research work. The corresponding author of the selected manuscript is communicated and information is displayed on IJCRR’s website. Under this award selected women, the author is eligible for publication incentives. Drop a mail to for more details.

Emerging Researcher Award:

‘Emerging Researcher Award’ is instituted to encourage student researchers to publish their work in IJCRR. Student researchers, who intend to publish their research or review work in IJCRR as the first author are eligible to apply for this award. Editorial Board members decide on the selection of student researchers for the said award based on originality, novelty, and social applicability of the research work. Under this award selected student researcher is eligible for publication incentives. Drop a mail to for more details.

Best Article Award

A Study by Amr Y. Zakaria et al. entitled "Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of ATP-Binding Cassette Gene(ABCC3 rs4793665) affect High Dose Methotrexate-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Children with Osteosarcoma" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 19
A Study by Kholis Ernawati et al. entitled "The Utilization of Mobile-Based Information Technology in the Management of Dengue Fever in the Community Year 2019-2020: Systematic Review" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 18
A Study by Bhat Asifa et al. entitled "Efficacy of Modified Carbapenem Inactivation Method for Carbapenemase Detection and Comparative Evaluation with Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Identification of Carbapenemase Producing Klebsiella pneumonia Isolates" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 17
A Study by Gupta R. et al. entitled "A Clinical Study of Paediatric Tracheostomy: Our Experience in a Tertiary Care Hospital in North India" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 16
A Study by Chandran Anand et al. entitled "A Prospective Study on Assessment of Quality of Life of Patients Receiving Sorafenib for Hepatocellular Carcinoma" is awarded Best article for Vol 13 issue 15
A Study by Rosa PS et al. entitled "Emotional State Due to the Covid – 19 Pandemic in People Residing in a Vulnerable Area in North Lima" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 14
A Study by Suvarna Sunder J et al. entitled "Endodontic Revascularization of Necrotic Permanent Anterior Tooth with Platelet Rich Fibrin, Platelet Rich Plasma, and Blood Clot - A Comparative Study" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 13
A Study by Mona Isam Eldin Osman et al. entitled "Psychological Impact and Risk Factors of Sexual Abuse on Sudanese Children in Khartoum State" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 12
A Study by Khaw Ming Sheng & Sathiapriya Ramiah entitled "Web Based Suicide Prevention Application for Patients Suffering from Depression" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 11
A Study by Purushottam S. G. et al. entitled "Development of Fenofibrate Solid Dispersions for the Plausible Aqueous Solubility Augmentation of this BCS Class-II Drug" is awarded Best article for Vol 13 issue 10
A Study by Kumar S. et al. entitled "A Study on Clinical Spectrum, Laboratory Profile, Complications and Outcome of Pediatric Scrub Typhus Patients Admitted to an Intensive Care Unit from a Tertiary Care Hospital from Eastern India" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 09
A Study by Mardhiah Kamaruddin et al. entitled "The Pattern of Creatinine Clearance in Gestational and Chronic Hypertension Women from the Third Trimester to 12 Weeks Postpartum" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 08
A Study by Sarmila G. B. et al. entitled "Study to Compare the Efficacy of Orally Administered Melatonin and Clonidine for Attenuation of Hemodynamic Response During Laryngoscopy and Endotracheal Intubation in Gastrointestinal Surgeries" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 07
A Study by M. Muthu Uma Maheswari et al. entitled "A Study on C-reactive Protein and Liver Function Tests in Laboratory RT-PCR Positive Covid-19 Patients in a Tertiary Care Centre – A Retrospective Study" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 06 Special issue Modern approaches for diagnosis of COVID-19 and current status of awareness
A Study by Gainneos PD et al. entitled "A Comparative Evaluation of the Levels of Salivary IgA in HIV Affected Children and the Children of the General Population within the Age Group of 9 – 12 Years – A Cross-Sectional Study" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 05 Special issue on Recent Advances in Dentistry for better Oral Health
A Study by Alkhansa Mahmoud et al. entitled "mRNA Expression of Somatostatin Receptors (1-5) in MCF7 and MDA-MB231 Breast Cancer Cells" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 06
A Study by Chen YY and Ghazali SRB entitled "Lifetime Trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder Symptoms and Early Adolescence Risk Factors for Poor Physical Health Outcome Among Malaysian Adolescents" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 04 Special issue on Current Updates in Plant Biology to Medicine to Healthcare Awareness in Malaysia
A Study by Kumari PM et al. entitled "Study to Evaluate the Adverse Drug Reactions in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Tamilnadu - A Cross-Sectional Study" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 05
A Study by Anu et al. entitled "Effectiveness of Cytological Scoring Systems for Evaluation of Breast Lesion Cytology with its Histopathological Correlation" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 04
A Study by Sharipov R. Kh. et al. entitled "Interaction of Correction of Lipid Peroxidation Disorders with Oxibral" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 03
A Study by Tarek Elwakil et al. entitled "Led Light Photobiomodulation Effect on Wound Healing Combined with Phenytoin in Mice Model" is awarded Best Article of Vol 13 issue 02
A Study by Mohita Ray et al. entitled "Accuracy of Intra-Operative Frozen Section Consultation of Gastrointestinal Biopsy Samples in Correlation with the Final Histopathological Diagnosis" is awarded Best Article for Vol 13 issue 01
A Study by Badritdinova MN et al. entitled "Peculiarities of a Pain in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease in the Presence of Individual Combines of the Metabolic Syndrome" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 24
A Study by Sindhu Priya E S et al. entitled "Neuroprotective activity of Pyrazolone Derivatives Against Paraquat-induced Oxidative Stress and Locomotor Impairment in Drosophila melanogaster" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 23
A Study by Habiba Suhail et al. entitled "Effect of Majoon Murmakki in Dysmenorrhoea (Usre Tams): A Standard Controlled Clinical Study" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 22
A Study by Ghaffar UB et al. entitled "Correlation between Height and Foot Length in Saudi Population in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 21
A Study by situs slot and Siti Sarah Binti Maidin entitled "Sleep Well: Mobile Application to Address Sleeping Problems" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 20
A Study by Avijit Singh et al. situs slot "Comparison of Post Operative Clinical Outcomes Between “Made in India” TTK Chitra Mechanical Heart Valve Versus St Jude Mechanical Heart Valve in Valve Replacement Surgery" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 19
A Study by Sonali Banerjee and Mary Mathews N. entitled "Exploring Quality of Life and Perceived Experiences Among Couples Undergoing Fertility Treatment in Western India: A Mixed Methodology" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 18
A Study by Jabbar Desai et al. entitled "Prevalence of Obstructive Airway Disease in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease and Hypertension" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 17
A Study by Juna Byun et al. entitled "Study on Difference in Coronavirus-19 Related Anxiety between Face-to-face and Non-face-to-face Classes among University Students in South Korea" is awarded Best Article for Vol 12 issue 16
A Study by Sudha Ramachandra & Vinay Chavan entitled "Enhanced-Hybrid-Age Layered Population Structure (E-Hybrid-ALPS): A Genetic Algorithm with Adaptive Crossover for Molecular Docking Studies of Drug Discovery Process" is awarded Best article for Vol 12 issue 15
A Study by Varsha M. Shindhe et al. entitled "A Study on Effect of Smokeless Tobacco on Pulmonary Function Tests in Class IV Workers of USM-KLE (Universiti Sains Malaysia-Karnataka Lingayat Education Society) International Medical Programme, Belagavi" is awarded Best article of Vol 12 issue 14, July 2020
A study by Amruta Choudhary et al. entitled "Family Planning Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Among Women of Reproductive Age from Rural Area of Central India" is awarded Best Article for special issue "Modern Therapeutics Applications"
A study by Raunak Das entitled "Study of Cardiovascular Dysfunctions in Interstitial Lung Diseas epatients by Correlating the Levels of Serum NT PRO BNP and Microalbuminuria (Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Dysfunction) with Echocardiographic, Bronchoscopic and HighResolution Computed Tomography Findings of These ILD Patients" is awarded Best Article of Vol 12 issue 13 
A Study by Kannamani Ramasamy et al. entitled "COVID-19 Situation at Chennai City – Forecasting for the Better Pandemic Management" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 12
A Study by Muhammet Lutfi SELCUK and Fatma situs slot entitled "Distinction of Gray and White Matter for Some Histological Staining Methods in New Zealand Rabbit's Brain" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 11
A Study by Anamul Haq et al. entitled "Etiology of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Adolescents – Emphasis Upon Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 10
A Study by situs slot et al entitled "Estimation of Reference Interval of Serum Progesterone During Three Trimesters of Normal Pregnancy in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Kolkata" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 09
A Study by Ilona Gracie De Souza & Pavan Kumar G. entitled "Effect of Releasing Myofascial Chain in Patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome - A Randomized Clinical Trial" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 08
A Study by Virendra Atam et. al. entitled "Clinical Profile and Short - Term Mortality Predictors in Acute Stroke with Emphasis on Stress Hyperglycemia and THRIVE Score : An Observational Study" is awarded best article for  Vol 12 issue 07
A Study by K. Krupashree et. al. entitled "Protective Effects of Picrorhizakurroa Against Fumonisin B1 Induced Hepatotoxicity in Mice" is awarded best article for issue Vol 10 issue 20
A study by Mithun K.P. et al "Larvicidal Activity of Crude Solanum Nigrum Leaf and Berries Extract Against Dengue Vector-Aedesaegypti" is awarded Best Article for Vol 10 issue 14 of IJCRR
A study by Asha Menon "Women in Child Care and Early Education: Truly Nontraditional Work" is awarded Best Article for Vol 10 issue 13
A study by Deep J. M. "Prevalence of Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization in 7-13 Years Old Children of Biratnagar, Nepal: A Cross Sectional Study" is awarded Best Article for Vol 10 issue 11 of IJCRR
A review by Chitra et al to analyse relation between Obesity and Type 2 diabetes is awarded 'Best Article' for Vol 10 issue 10 by IJCRR. 
A study by Karanpreet et al "Pregnancy Induced Hypertension: A Study on Its Multisystem Involvement" is given Best Paper Award for Vol 10 issue 09
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A Study by Ese Anibor et al. "Evaluation of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Among Delta State University Students in Abraka, Nigeria" from Vol 13 issue 16 received Emerging Researcher Award

A Study by Alkhansa Mahmoud et al. entitled "mRNA Expression of Somatostatin Receptors (1-5) in MCF7 and MDA-MB231 Breast Cancer Cells" from Vol 13 issue 06 received Emerging Researcher Award

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