Production of phenolic compounds from Spirulina maxima microalgae and its protective effects

  title={Production of phenolic compounds from Spirulina maxima microalgae and its protective effects},
  author={H Hanaa Abd El-Baky and Farouk K. El Baz and Gamal S. El-Baroty},
  journal={African Journal of Biotechnology},
The purpose of this study was to illustrate the enhancing process of phenolics synthesis in Spirulina maxima grown in Zarrouk’s medium supplemented with different concentration of NaNO3 and/or combined with phenylalanine (L-PA). Also, the protective efficacy of Spirulina polyphenolic (SPP) extracts against CCI4-induced microsomal lipid peroxidation and scavenging of hydroxyl radical formation were performed. The results revealed that the levels of NaNO3 and L-PA in growth medium had positive… 

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