Treatment Ca:Phy (molar ratio)1 Ox:Ca (molar ratio)2 Phy:Zn (molar ratio)3 Phy:Fe (molar ratio)4 [Ca][Phy]/[Zn] (mol/kg)5
RW 5.05 ± 0.02c 0.03 ± 0.001a 17.35 ± 0.91a 5.58 ± 0.75a 0.52 ± 0.02a
BAP 5.66 ± 0.01b 0.02 ±0.001b 14.82 ± 0.54b 3.92 ± 0.19b 0.47 ± 0.01b
BBP 5.78 ± 0.07a 0.02 ± 0.001b 14.83 ± 0.23b 4.28 ± 0.15b 0.44 ± 0.02b
Means not followed by the same superscript letters in the same column are significantly different (P<0.05)
1mg of Calcium/molecular weight of Calcium: mg of phytate/molecular weight of phytate
2mg of oxalate/molecular weight of oxalate: mg of calcium/molecular weight of calcium
3 mg of phytate/molecular weight of phytate: mg of zink/molecular weight of zink
4mg of phytate/molecular weight of phytate: mg of iron/molecular weight of iron
5(mg of calcium/molecular weight of calcium) (mg of phytate/molecular weight of phytate)/ (mg of zink/molecular weight of zink) devided by 100
Table 4: Mean (± SE) calculated Ca:Phy, Ox:Ca, Phy:Zn, Phy:Fe and [Ca][Phy]/[Zn] molar ratios of raw and processed Anchote samples.