Download Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach by Debabrata Das PDF

By Debabrata Das

ISBN-10: 3319228129

ISBN-13: 9783319228129

ISBN-10: 3319228137

ISBN-13: 9783319228136

This ebook severely discusses various elements of algal creation platforms and several other of the drawbacks concerning microalgal biomass creation, particularly, low biomass yield, and energy-consuming harvesting, dewatering, drying and extraction tactics. those supply a history to the cutting-edge applied sciences for algal cultivation, CO2 sequestration, and large-scale software of those systems.

In order to faucet the industrial capability of algae, a biorefinery notion has been proposed which may support to extract greatest advantages from algal biomass. This refinery suggestion promotes the harvesting of a number of items from the feedstock which will make the method economically appealing. For the previous few many years, algal biomass has been explored to be used in a variety of items akin to gas, agricultural plants, pigments and prescription drugs, in addition to in bioremediation. to satisfy the massive call for, there was a spotlight on large-scale creation of algal biomass in closed or open photobioreactors. diversified dietary stipulations for algal progress were explored, resembling photoautotrophic, heterotrophic, mixotrophic and oleaginous.

This booklet is aimed toward a large viewers, together with undergraduates, postgraduates, teachers, power researchers, scientists in undefined, power experts, coverage makers and others who desire to comprehend algal biorefineries and likewise retain abreast of the most recent developments.

Show description

Read Online or Download Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach PDF

Similar marine biology books

Intertidal Fishes: Life in Two Worlds

Intertidal Fishes describes the fishes inhabiting the slender strip of habitat among the low and high tide marks alongside the rocky coastlines of the realm. It analyzes the really expert features of those fishes that experience tailored to residing within the dynamic and demanding house the place they're alternately uncovered to the air and submerged in water with the ebb and circulation of the tides.

The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem: Environmental Forcing & Sustainable Development of Marine Resources

The Gulf of Guinea quantity is a part of a chain at the huge Marine Ecosystems. This quantity combines the newest examine at the Gulf of Guinea from scientists operating basically within the zone and from Europe. It covers the dynamics of the oceanic and coastal waters of the sector, the main organic assets, toxins within the marine atmosphere and the socio-economics and governance of marine fisheries.

The Indian Ocean Tsunami

The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is taken into account to were one of many worst normal failures in heritage, affecting twelve international locations, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 everyone is believed to have misplaced their lives, nearly 50,000 have been registered as lacking and 1. 7 million humans have been displaced.

Natural enemies of terrestrial molluscs

This ebook, which incorporates 15 chapters, attracts jointly the to be had info at the variety of organisms that represent the usual enemies of terrestrial gastropods. In a chain of assessment chapters, it offers an authoritative synthesis of present wisdom and learn for predators, parasites and pathogens.

Additional resources for Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach

Example text

C-phycocyanin from Sigma Aldrich, C-phycocyanin from Fisher Scientific, etc. (Chakdar and Pabbi, 2012). Use of phycobilins in cosmetics like lipstick, eyeliners, 16 D. , are also gaining importance. Many properties like high molar absorbance coefficients, high fluorescence quantum yield, large Stokes shift, high oligomer stability and high photostability make PBPs particularly PC and PE very powerful and highly sensitive fluorescent reagents. Purified native phycobiliproteins and their subunits fluoresce strongly and have been widely used as external labels for cell sorting and analysis and a wide range of other fluorescence based assays (Glazer and Stryer, 1984).

On the other hand, cyanobacteria and green algae are the only organisms currently known to be capable of both oxygenic photosynthesis and bio-H2 production. , 2010). To date, H2 production has been observed in only 30 genera of green algae (Boichenko and Hoffmann, 1994) highlighting the potential to find new H2-producing eukaryotic phototrophs with higher H2 producing capacities. For photobiological H2 production, cyanobacteria, formerly called “blue green algae” and “nitrogen-fixing” bacteria, are among the ideal candidates, because they have the simplest nutritional requirements.

Open ponds are a very efficient and cost-effective method of cultivating algae, but they could become contaminated with unwanted species very quickly. PBR are excellent for maintaining axenic cultures, but set up costs are generally ten times higher than for open ponds. A combination of both systems is probably the most logical choice for cost-effective cultivation of high yielding strains for biofuels. Inoculation has always been a part of algal aquaculture. Open ponds are inoculated with a desired strain that was invariably cultivated in a bioreactor, whether it was as simple as a 1 Introduction 23 plastic bag or a high-tech fibre optic bioreactor.

Download PDF sample

Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach by Debabrata Das


by David
4.1

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 35 votes