Algal Biotechnology for Fuel Applications

Microalgae Culture

Author(s): Oya Işık* and Leyla Uslu

Pp: 149-161 (13)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815051001122060012

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Energy is becoming one of the most expensive production inputs nowadays. Energy reserves are starting to run out and their polluting effects have been seen around the world. Therefore, there is an urgent need for renewable energy sources instead of fossil fuels. One of these energy sources is algae biomass, which is seen as promising for biofuel production.

Keywords: Algae Biomass, Biodiesel, Lipid Production, Microalgal Biotechnology.

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