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Recent trends in the mass cultivation of algae in raceway ponds
Algal technology has potential to combat the global energy crisis, malnutrition, and production of several value added products useful for the mankind. The cost effective cultivation system is theExpand
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Rapid quantification of microalgal lipids in aqueous medium by a simple colorimetric method.
Identification of novel microalgal strains with high lipid productivity is one of the most important research topics in renewable biofuel research. However, the major bottleneck in the strainExpand
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Isolation of promising bacterial strains from soil and marine environment for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) production utilizing Jatropha biodiesel byproduct.
PHAs are biodegradable and environmentally friendly thermoplastics. The major contributor to PHA production cost is carbon substrate cost, therefore it is desirable to produce PHA fromExpand
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Purification and characterization of haloalkaline thermoactive, solvent stable and SDS-induced protease from Bacillus sp.: a potential additive for laundry detergents.
An extracellular haloalkaline, thermoactive, solvent stable, SDS-induced serine protease was purified and characterized from an alkali-thermo tolerant strain Bacillus sp. SM2014 isolated from reverseExpand
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Effect of preservatives for food grade C-PC from Spirulina platensis
Abstract The effect of selected edible preservatives, citric acid, sucrose and calcium chloride on the stability of C-phycocyanin (C-PC) at 0 ± 5 °C and 35 ± 5 °C was studied in aqueous solution.Expand
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Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) synthesis by Spirulina subsalsa from Gujarat coast of India.
Cyanobacteria have many unexploited potential for natural products with a huge variability in structure and biological activity. Their products are species specific and substrate+growth conditionExpand
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Effect of preservatives for food grade C-Phycoerythrin, isolated from marine cyanobacteria Pseudanabaena sp.
C-Phycoerythrin is water soluble red color chromo-protein, which is used as a natural food colorant. The effect of selected edible preservatives like citric acid, sodium chloride, sucrose and calciumExpand
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Development of direct conversion method for microalgal biodiesel production using wet biomass of Nannochloropsis salina.
In this work, the effects of several factors, such as temperature, reaction time, and solvent and acid quantity on in situ transesterification yield of wet Nannochloropsis salina were investigated.Expand
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Isolation and characterization of thermostable phycocyanin from Galdieria sulphuraria
Phycocyanin is a highly valuable pigmented protein synthesized by several species of cyanobacteria and red alga. In this study we demonstrate the production of thermostable phycocyanin from theExpand
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Biodegradability studies of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) film produced by a marine bacteria using Jatropha biodiesel byproduct as a substrate
Polyhydroxyalkanoates are water-insoluble, hydrophobic polymers and can be degraded by microorganisms that produce extracellular PHA depolymerase. The present work was aimed to evaluate theExpand
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