Research Article
Volume 8 Issue 2 - 2021
The Potential of Crystalline Style of Green-Lipped Mussel Perna viridis as a Possible Copper Source for Industrial Application
Chee Kong Yap1*, Wan Hee Cheng2, Shih Hao Tony Peng3, Mohd Hafiz Ibrahim1, Rosimah Nulit1, Chee Wah Yap4, Moslem Sharifinia5, Alireza Riyahi Bakhtiari6, Salman Abdo Al-Shami7, Chee Seng Leow8 and Mohamad Saupi Ismail9
1Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor Malaysia
2Inti International University, Persiaran Perdana BBN, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
3All Cosmos Bio-Tech Holding Corporation, PLO650, Jalan Keluli, Pasir Gudang Industrial Estate, Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
4MES SOLUTIONS, 22C-1, Jalan BK 5A/2A, Bandar Kinrara, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
5Shrimp Research Center, Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Bushehr, Iran
6Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Marine Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Noor, Mazandaran, Iran
7Indian River Research and Education Center, IFAS, University of Florida, Fort Pierce, FL, USA
8Humanology Sdn Bhd, 73-3 Amber Business Plaza, Jalan Jelawat 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9Fisheries Research Institute, Batu Maung, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
*Corresponding Author: Chee Kong Yap, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Selangor Malaysia.
Received: March 01, 2020; Published: January 18, 2021




Abstract

This paper reanalyzed the copper (Cu) data reported by Yap., et al. (2006a) on the eight soft tissues of Perna viridis (green-lipped mussel) namely, byssus, foot, crystalline style, (CS), gonad, mantle, muscle, gill, and remainder. These Cu data were re-evaluated from the point of the industrial use. The data were re-analysed by using probability analysis and calculated for bioaccumulation factor. In general, it was found that Cu levels were the highest in CS compared to other different organs/soft tissues. Also, the Cu levels in the CS are comparable to habitat surface sediment based on bioaccumulation factor. Based on this accumulation pattern in all the mussel tissues in this study, the main storage and accumulation of Cu in P. viridis is CS. Therefore, it is suggested that CS of P. viridis is a potential Cu source for industrial application.

Keywords: Perna viridis; Cu Distribution; Different Soft Tissues

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Citation: Chee Kong Yap., et al. “The Potential of Crystalline Style of Green-Lipped Mussel Perna viridis as a Possible Copper Source for Industrial Application”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 8.2 (2021): 01-06.

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