Microalgae-Derived Toxic Compounds

  title={Microalgae-Derived Toxic Compounds},
  author={Zhong-Ji Qian and Kyong-Hwa Kang and BoMi Ryu},
Microalgae are eukaryotic photosynthetic microorganisms that can produce hydrocarbons, proteins, polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, carotenoids, and other chemicals. A review outlined the great potential of marine microalgae for applications in a variety of areas, including for human nutrition and feed in aquaculture; as biofertilizers and in the treatment of effluents; and as anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, and analgesic agents. These researchers also highlighted the fact that some marine… CONTINUE READING