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Biomass and biofuels from microalgae : advances in engineering and biology

Author: Navid R Moheimani; Mark P McHenry; Karne de Boer; Parisa A Bahri
Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2015.
Series: Biofuel and biorefinery technologies (Springer (Firm)), volume 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive book details the most recent advances in the microalgae biological sciences and engineering technologies for biomass and biofuel production in order to meet the ongoing need for new and affordable sources of food, chemicals and energy for future generations. The chapters explore new microalgae cultivation techniques, including solid (biofilm) systems, and heterotrophic production methods, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biomass and biofuels from microalgae : advances in engineering and biology.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, ©2015
ix, 373 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Navid R Moheimani; Mark P McHenry; Karne de Boer; Parisa A Bahri
ISBN: 9783319166407 3319166409 3319166395 9783319166391
OCLC Number: 907289299
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 373 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Past, present and future of microalgae cultivation developments --
Application of Various Immobilization Techniques for Algal Bioprocesses --
Potentials of exploiting heterotrophic metabolism for biodiesel oil production by microalgae --
Culture systems incorporating heterotrophic metabolism for biodiesel oil production by microalgae --
Wastewater as a source of nutrients for microalgae biomass production --
Algae-Based Wastewater Treatment for Biofuel Production: Processes, Species and Extraction Methods --
CO2 environmental bioremediation by microalgae --
Prospective applications of synthetic biology for algal bioproduct optimization --
Molecular Genetic Techniques for Algal Bioengineering --
Towards Applications of Genomics and Metabolic Modeling to Improve Algal Biomass Productivity --
Genetic Engineering for Microalgae Strain Improvement in Relation to Biocrude Production Systems --
Harvesting of microalgae by means of flocculation --
Industrial-scale microalgae pond primary dewatering chemistry for energy-efficient auto-flocculation --
Harvesting and downstream processing --
and their economics --
Potential of Converting Solar Energy to Electricity and Chemical Energy --
The anaerobic digestion of microalgae biomass, 2Life-cycle Environmental Impacts of Biofuels and Co-products3 --
Economic and energy modelling for large scale algae production.
Series Title: Biofuel and biorefinery technologies (Springer (Firm)), volume 2.
Responsibility: Navid R. Moheimani, Mark P. McHenry, Karne de Boer, Parisa A. Bahri, editors.

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