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- Sierra, Laura Soto, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Algal research 2017 v.25 pp. 149-159
- Chlamydomonas reinhardtii; biofuels; biomass; cell walls; energy; feedstocks; functional foods; gametolysin; harvest date; image analysis; lipids; microalgae; nitrogen; permeability; pharmaceutical industry; proteins; solvents; starch; transmission electron microscopy
- ... Microalgae has potential as a biofuel feedstock and as a source of valuable bioproducts for a variety of food, feed, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical industries due to high yields of proteins, starch, and lipids. However, several challenges are associated with bioproduct extraction from microalgae. The complexity of microalgae cell walls necessitates use of energy intensive disruption methods, bu ...