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- Fu, Weiqi, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Applied microbiology and biotechnology 2013 v.97 no.6 pp. 2395-2403
- Chlamydomonas reinhardtii; Dunaliella salina; biosynthesis; blue light; chlorophyll; evolution; light quality; lutein; markets; microalgae; red light
- ... There is a particularly high interest to derive carotenoids such as β-carotene and lutein from higher plants and algae for the global market. It is well known that β-carotene can be overproduced in the green microalga Dunaliella salina in response to stressful light conditions. However, little is known about the effects of light quality on carotenoid metabolism, e.g., narrow spectrum red light. In ...
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