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By Barnabas Gikonyo

ISBN-10: 1482232766

ISBN-13: 9781482232769

ISBN-10: 1926895959

ISBN-13: 9781926895956

Due to their excessive progress cost, algae, microalgae, and aquatic vegetation have gotten the main promising photosynthetic organisms for biofuel construction. Advances in Biofuel creation: Algae and Aquatic Plants explores present investigations and alertness of the fields of biofuel construction and bioengineering and considers from a world context the evolving methods of algal biofuel construction. The ebook seems at how biomass, particularly sugars, nonedible plant fabrics, and algae (which are unique first, moment, and 3rd fuels respectively) are utilized in the creation of gasoline. The feasibility of such tasks, present methodologies, and the way to optimize biofuel creation are presented.

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Biotechnol. 2000, 84–86, 329–342. 67. V. Isolation and selection of microalgae from coal fired thermoelectric power plant for biofixation of carbon dioxide. Energy Convers. Manag. 2007, 48, 2169–2173. 68. V. Carbon dioxide fixation by Chlorella kessleri, C. vulgaris, Scenedesmus obliquus and Spirulina sp. cultivated in flasks and vertical tubular photobioreactors. Biotechnol. Lett. 2007, 29, 1349–1352. 69. V. Biofixation of carbon dioxide by Spirulina sp. and Scenedesmus obliquus cultivated in a three-stage serial tubular photobioreactor.

If a biorefinery approach that converts microalgae to wide range of products including biodiesel and value-added products, it will significantly improve the economic outlook of microalgae based fuels production. 7 CONCLUSIONS Microalgae are a sustainable energy resource with great potential for CO2 fixation and wastewater purification. This review discusses current status and anticipated future developments in the microalgae to biodiesel approach. For biodiesel production to have a significant impact on renewable fuels standards, technologies must be developed to enable large scale algae biomass production.

36. Y. High yield bio-oil production from fast pyrolysis by metabolic controlling of Chlorella protothecoides. J. Biotechnol. 2004, 110, 85–93. 37. J. Optimization of culture medium for heterotrophic Chlorella Protothecoides producing total fatty acids. Chem. Bioeng. 2008, 25, 35–40. 38. Y. High quality biodiesel production from a microalga Chlorella protothecoides by heterotrophic growth in fermenters. J. Biotechnol. 2006, 126, 499–507. 39. ; Wu, Q. Double CO2 fixation in photosynthesis-fermentation model enhances algal lipid synthesis for biodiesel production.

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