Bioactive Compounds from Cyanobacteria and Microalgae: An Overview

  title={Bioactive Compounds from Cyanobacteria and Microalgae: An Overview},
  author={Sawraj Singh and Bhushan N Kate and Uttam Chand Banerjee},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Biotechnology},
  pages={73 - 95}
ABSTRACT Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) are photosynthetic prokaryotes used as food by humans. They have also been recognized as an excellent source of vitamins and proteins and as such are found in health food stores throughout the world. They are also reported to be a source of fine chemicals, renewable fuel and bioactive compounds. This potential is being realized as data from research in the areas of the physiology and chemistry of these organisms are gathered and the knowledge of… 
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