By Debabrata Das
This booklet seriously discusses diversified points of algal construction platforms and a number of other of the drawbacks with regards to microalgal biomass creation, particularly, low biomass yield, and energy-consuming harvesting, dewatering, drying and extraction procedures. those offer a history to the state of the art applied sciences for algal cultivation, CO2 sequestration, and large-scale software of those systems.
In order to faucet the industrial power of algae, a biorefinery inspiration has been proposed which may aid to extract greatest advantages from algal biomass. This refinery idea promotes the harvesting of a number of items from the feedstock with a view to make the method economically appealing. For the previous couple of many years, algal biomass has been explored to be used in a variety of items equivalent to gas, agricultural plants, pigments and prescription drugs, in addition to in bioremediation. to satisfy the large call for, there was a spotlight on large-scale construction of algal biomass in closed or open photobioreactors. various dietary stipulations for algal progress were explored, comparable to photoautotrophic, heterotrophic, mixotrophic and oleaginous.
This publication is aimed toward a large viewers, together with undergraduates, postgraduates, lecturers, strength researchers, scientists in undefined, strength experts, coverage makers and others who desire to comprehend algal biorefineries and in addition preserve abreast of the newest developments.
Read Online or Download Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach PDF
Similar marine biology books
The complex textual content sequence is designed for college kids taking advanced-level classes, together with upper-level undergraduates and graduate scholars. Titles during this sequence may also be necessary to researchers new to a box, and to confirmed researchers as a simple reference textual content. New instruments and an elevated curiosity in ecological components have prompted an upsurge of curiosity during this box of research.
This e-book is a finished advisor to the identity of 800 species of decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian marine waters. it truly is liberally illustrated with greater than a thousand line drawings giving solid perspectives of many species in addition to diagnostic illustrations. info for every species contain the authority, yr of description, occasionally a standard identify, prognosis, dimension, geographical distribution, and ecological and intensity distribution.
This seven-volume sequence is the main huge treatise on youth histories of the freshwater fishes of North the US. It represents the cutting-edge in fishery biology and offers a scientific method of the examine of youth histories of the entire fishes during this zone. every one quantity comprises distinguishing features and a pictorial advisor to the households of fishes within the OR Drainage, by means of chapters at the households.
Marine Carbohydrates: basics and purposes brings jointly the varied diversity of study during this vital quarter which results in medical and industrialized items. the quantity, quantity seventy three, specializes in marine carbohydrates in isolation, organic, and biomedical functions and offers the newest tendencies and advancements on marine carbohydrates.
- Analytical Measurements in Aquatic Environments (Analytical Chemistry)
- Phylogeny, anatomy and physiology of ancient fishes
- Dictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM
- Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective
Additional info for Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach
1999). EPA was abundantly found in Porphyridium purpureum, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Isochrysis galbana, Nannochloropsis sp. , 1999). The algal biomass may also contain high levels of vitamins such as A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, nioctinate, folic acid, pantothenic acid and β-carotene and minerals (Becker, 2007). Mineral contents of seaweeds (8–40 %) are sufficient to meet recommended dietary allowances on daily basis (Ruperez, 2002). Depositions of minerals are lower in red and green algae as compared to brown algae or pheophytes (Holdt and Kraan, 2011).
Settling characteristics of problem algae in the water treatment process. Water Sc Technol, 53, 113–119. , White, M. and Colosi, A. (2010). Environmental life cycle comparison of algae to other bioenergy feedstocks. Env Sc Technol, 44, 1813–1819. and Deswarte, F. (2008). Introduction to chemicals from biomass. Wiley Series in Renewable Resources. ISBN978-0-470-05805. V. G. (2011). The role of biochemical engineering in the production of biofuels from microalgae. Bioresour Technol, 102, 2–9. Das, D.
Nutrients can be provided through runoff water from nearby land areas or by channelling the water from sewage/water treatment plants. Technical and biological limitations of these open systems have given rise to the development of enclosed photo bioreactors. A few open systems are presented for which particularly reliable results are available. Emphasis is then put on closed systems, which have been con- 1 Introduction 21 Fig. , 2010). sidered to be capital intensive and are justified only when a fine chemical is to be produced.