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Dunaliella: Physiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology

  title={Dunaliella: Physiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology},
  author={M. Avron and A. Ben-Amotz},
Morphology and Taxonomy (H.R. Preisig). Flagellar Apparatus, Cell Motility, and Phototaxis (F. Marano). Photosynthesis: Biochemical and Physiological Adaptation (K. Aizawa and S. Miyachi). ATPases and Ion Transport in Dunaliella (U. Pick). Dunaliella acidophila-Life at pH 1.0 (H. Gimmler and U. Weis). Osmoregulation (M. Avron). NMR Studies of Dunaliella (M. Bental and H. Degani). Molecular Biology of Dunaliella (A. Zamir). b-Carotene Biosynthesis (A. Ben-Amotz and A. Shaish). Nutritional… Expand
The unicellular alga Dunaliella acidophila survives at pH 0–1 by overexpression of a potent plasma membrane H+-ATPase which provides effective capacity for eliminat... Expand
Isolation, Identification and Purification of Unicellular Green Algae Dunaliella of Maharloo Lake and the effect of salinity on its growth and physiological parameters
Unicellular green algae Dunaliella is of the branches of green algae (Chlorophyta) and a genus of Volvocales that is recently placed in a Chlamydomonadaceae family. In this study, micro-algae,Expand
The unicellular green alga Dunaliella salina Teod. as a model for abiotic stress tolerance: genetic advances and future perspectives
The physiology of the unicellular green alga Dunaliella salina in response to abiotic stress has been studied for several decades and also the biotechnological and genetic transformation procedures developed for this alga that set the stage for its future use as a production system are reviewed. Expand
In v itro evaluation of β-carotene production in two different strains of Du n alie lla s alin a Teodoresco (Chlorophyta)
Effect of four different physical-chemical parameters such as NaCl, NaNO 3, pH and light intensity made on the organism revealed that the algal strains required a slightly alkaline pH (pH 7.5), high light intensity (40 µEm -2 s 1), low NaCl concentration (0.5M), and moderate NaNO3 concentration (1.18M) for the maximum production of the valuable pigment, -carotene. Expand
Adaptation of the Halotolerant Alga Dunaliella to High Salinity
The unicellular halotolerant green alga Dunaliella is unique in its ability to adapt to most hypersaline ecosystems. Dunaliella maintains osmotic balance at high salinities by synthesis ofExpand
Physiological responses of the green alga Dunaliella parva (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) to controlled incremental changes in the N source.
The results are indicative of a tendency to re-establish homeostasis, after an initial perturbation of the intracellular composition, and the roles of different metabolic processes during acclimation are discussed. Expand
Identification of Dunaliella Viridis Using its Markers
Tolerance to a wide range of salinity may provide distinct advantages to Dunaliella viridis over its competitors in natural environments, and its potential for algal biomass production and other applications such as beta-carotene, carbohydrate, lipid and protein may be assessed. Expand
The ecology of Dunaliella in high-salt environments
  • A. Oren
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki
  • 2014
This review paper summarizes the knowledge about the occurrence and the activities of different Dunaliella species in natural salt lakes, in saltern ponds and in other salty habitats where members of the genus have been found. Expand
Physiological characterization of Dunaliella sp. (Chlorophyta, Volvocales) from Yucatan, Mexico.
Photosynthetic responses to temperature variations indicated physiological adjustments in both species, with higher acclimation in D. salina and D. viridis. Expand
Biochemical and physiological characterization of a halotolerant Dunaliella salina isolated from hypersaline Sambhar Lake, India
The ability of D. salina to grow in range of salinities by sustaining healthy photosynthetic apparatus along with accumulation of valuable products made this alga an ideal organism that can be exploited as resource for biofuel and commercial products. Expand