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- Chagas, Bruna M. E.; Mullen, Charles A.; Dorado, Christina; Elkasabi, Yaseen; Boateng, Akwasi A.; Melo, Marcus A. F.; Ataíde, Carlos H.
- Industrial & engineering chemistry research 2016 v.55 no.23 pp. 6734-6741
- Agricultural Research Service; Spirulina; aromatic hydrocarbons; biochar; biofuels; distillation; energy content; engineering; gases; lignocellulose; lipid content; lipids; liquids; nitrogen compounds; phenols; pyrolysis; viscosity
- ... Pyrolysis of spirulina, a cyanobacteria with high levels of protein (74 wt %) and low levels of lipid (0.8 wt %) content, has the potential to produce fuels and platform chemicals that differ from those produced from lignocellulosic materials. The yields and product distribution from ﬂuidized-bed pyrolysis of spirulina using the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service’s tail ...