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- Shen, Songdong, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Biotechnology Advances 2011 v.29 no.6 pp. 568-574
- Haematococcus pluvialis; astaxanthin; biomass; bioreactors; cost estimates; microalgae; production costs
- ... Although natural sources have long been exploited for astaxanthin production, it is still uncertain if natural astaxanthin can be produced at lower cost than that of synthetic astaxanthin or not. In order to give a comprehensive cost analysis of astaxanthin production from Haematococcus, a pilot plant with two large scale outdoor photobioreactors and a raceway pond was established and operated for ...