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Organisms for Imminent Biotechnology

Edited by Nooruddin Thajuddin

Bharathidasan University, India


Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran

Bharathidasan University, India

Algae - Organisms for Imminent Biotechnology will be useful source of information on basic and applied aspects of algae for post graduate students, researchers, scientists, agriculturists, and decision makers. The book comprises a total of 12 chapters covering various aspects of algae particularly on microalgal biotechnology, bloom dynamics, photobioreactor design and operation of microalgal mass cultivation, algae used as indicator of water quality, microalgal biosensors for ecological monitoring in aquatic environment, carbon capture and storage by microalgae to enhancing CO2 removal, synthesis and biotechnological potentials of algal nanoparticles, biofilms, silica-based nanovectors, challenges and opportunities in marine algae, and genetic identification and mass propagation of economically important seaweeds and seaweeds as source of new bioactive prototypes.

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AlgaeOrganisms for Imminent BiotechnologyEdited by Nooruddin Thajuddin

Published: June 29th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61365

ISBN: 978-953-51-2432-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2431-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5437-2

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

34756 Total Chapter Downloads

47 Crossref Citations

38 Web of Science Citations

126 Dimensions Citations


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1. Microalgae and Cyanobacteria as Green Molecular Factories: Tools and Perspectives

By Hector Osorio Urtubia, Lucy Belmar Betanzo and Mónica Vásquez


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2. Bloom Dynamics of Emiliania Huxleyi (Lohmann) Hay & Mohler, 1967 in the Sea of Marmara: A Review

By Muhammet Turkoglu


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3. Considerations for Photobioreactor Design and Operation for Mass Cultivation of Microalgae

By Juan Cristóbal García Cañedo and Gema Lorena López Lizárraga


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4. Algae as an Indicator of Water Quality

By Didem Gökçe


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5. Biosensors Based on Micro-algae for Ecological Monitoring of the Aquatic Environment

By S. S. Voznesenskiy, A. Y. Popik, E. L. Gamayunov, T. Y. Orlova, Z. V. Markina and Y. N. Kulchin


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6. Biotechnology Carbon Capture and Storage by Microalgae to Enhance CO2 Removal Efficiency in Closed-System Photobioreactor

By Astri Rinanti


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7. Algal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Biotechnological Potentials

By Felix LewisOscar, Sasikumar Vismaya, Manivel Arunkumar, Nooruddin Thajuddin, Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran and Chari Nithya


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8. Biofilms: An Extra Coat on Macroalgae

By Olga Maria Lage and Ana Patrícia Graça


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9. Silica-Based Nanovectors: From Mother Nature to Biomedical Applications

By Monica Terracciano, Luca De Stefano, Hélder A. Santos, Nicola M. Martucci, Angela Tino, Immacolata Ruggiero, Ivo Rendina, Nunzia Migliaccio, Claudia Tortiglione, Annalisa Lamberti and Ilaria Rea


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10. Challenges and Opportunities in the Present Era of Marine Algal Applications

By Keshini Beetul, Arvind Gopeechund, Deepeeka Kaullysing, Sushma Mattan-Moorgawa, Daneshwar Puchooa and Ranjeet Bhagooli


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11. Genetic Identification and Mass Propagation of Economically Important Seaweeds

By Wilson Thau Lym Yong, Grace Joy Wei Lie Chin and Kenneth Francis Rodrigues


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12. Seaweeds as Source of New Bioactive Prototypes

By Caio Cesar Richter Nogueira and Valéria Laneuville Teixeira


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