Rapid Methods for Compositional Analyses of Meat and Meat Products

  • Joseph G. Sebranek


Meat and meat products comprise one of the most important food groups which provide essential human nutrition. At the same time, for those working in the further processing segment of the industry, meat is a highly variable raw material. Meat animal growth and development is affected by genetics, nutrition and environmental factors, all of which interact to result in large differences in body composition. These differences in body composition produce a broad range of fat and lean proportions in meat and meat cuts which are made available for human consumption.


Meat Product Rapid Method Supercritical Fluid Extraction Combustion Method Meat Sample 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph G. Sebranek
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  1. 1.Department of Animal Science Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition 215 Meat LaboratoryIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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