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Table 1 Ratio of protein fractions from unfermented and semifermented-dry cacao seeds

From: Antitumor activity against murine lymphoma L5178Y model of proteins from cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) seeds in relation with in vitro antioxidant activity

Seed protein fraction Unfermented seed Semi-fermented dry seed
  (mg/g AcDP) (%) (mg/g AcDP) (%)
Albumin 33.00 ± 0.05 24.37 ± 0.10 66.15 ± 0.16 * 28.89 ± 0.01
Globulin 22.20 ± 0.01 16.39 ± 0.02 39.18 ± 0.08 * 17.11 ± 0.02
Prolamin 4.3 ± 0.13 3.21 ± 0.04 9.91 ± 0.16 * 4.33 ± 0.02
Glutelin 76.00 ± 0.13 ** 56.02 ± 0.00 120.93 ± 0.04 *, ** 52.81 ± 0.02
  1. AcDP (acetone dry powder)
  2. Data are expressed as the mean of the results of two experiments realized by duplicate ± S.E.M.
  3. * p < 0.05 unfermented seed compared with semifermented dry seed.
  4. ** p < 0.05 when is comparing seed protein fraction regardless cacao process.