AMINO ACIDS PRODUCTION THROUGH HUMAN WASTE HAIRPALETI NAGARJUNA, SANJAY VERMA, ASHOK SHARMA AND SARITA SHARMA
Amino acid is an amphoteric compound of long polypeptide chain derived from human waste hair. Optimum conditions for amino acid based plant booster production from human waste hair through the hydrolysis process were determined. For 1000 g of dried washed hair, 6 N HCL solution, at a reaction temperature 100 Â°C for until settling down of hair in the round bottom flask, then hydrolysis process continues at 60 oC for 6 hours were observed as optimum conditions for production of amino acids by the analysis of different experimental conditions. The effect of reaction temperature, reaction time, and catalyst concentration was studied to reconfirm optimum conditions. At these optimum conditions 78.60% yield of amino acid obtained and 14 types of amino acids were extracted from human waste hair.