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Engineering a Bacillus subtilis Strain Capable of Utilizing Marine Macroalgae for Biofuels Production

Scientists from Korea have conducted an experiment to unveil different pathways from algae associated bacteria and restructuring them to use algal polysaccharide as a feedstock for biofuel production. In this study, the alginate degrading machinery of Vibrio splendidus was used to engineer Bacillus subtilis capable of utilizing alginate to produce ethanol. The process was optimized by […]

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LED Light Stress Induced Biomass and Fatty Acid Production in Microalgal Biosystem, Acutodesmus Obliquus

Scientists from Korea, conducted an experiment to analyse the effect of differential LED flashing light conditions on the growth of microalgae Acutodesmus obliquus. The microalgae was subjected to various frequency of intermittent LED flashing light at three different phases in the 18 day cell growth. The results showed that under a light stress condition of […]

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[ More ] April 15th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Research, University Research |

Turning Algal Blooms into Biofuel

Scientists at Western Michigan University are conducting an experiment to use harmful algal blooms as a feedstock for biofuels and also the leftover feedstocks as farm soil nutrients. Currently, the team is exploring different growth substrates suitable for algal growth in water bodies. By using 3-D printing technologies, scientists are engineering different substrates suitable for […]

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Value-addition in Production of Ethanol from Macro Algae

Scientists have found a way to produce bio-ethanol from macro algal biomass of Gracilaria dura and Gelidiella acerosa and Gellidium pusillum. A ton of fresh biomass could supply several valuable extracts. Enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of cellulose obtained could yield 1.8 – 17.4 kg of ethanol. The major highlight of this process is that along […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol, Algae-Fuel, Research |

UT Gets Grant for Biofuel Project

University of Toledo is getting a grant of $ 199,997 for an algae biomass research project. The grant has been awarded by the National Science Foundation to advance research and develop possible commercial applications of hydrogel, a low-cost product that would ease the process of growth and harvesting of algae and also make it more […]

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Nutress Inks Partnership with Harke Pharma

Nutress, a Dutch algae firm has partnered with Harke Pharma, a German marketer to distribute the algae products across German countries. The agreement is Nutress’ first direct distribution agreement which follows its recent cultivation expansion and builds on its international growth strategy. Source

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[ More ] April 1st, 2015 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae Products and Applications |

Algal Scientific Announces New Solution to Meet Industry Demand for Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Algal Scientific, a manufacturer of algae based products has introduced a new feeding product called Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan to help the food industries produce healthier, antibiotic-free chickens. Algamune™ Beta-1,3 Glucan is the world’s first commercially produced beta glucan made from algae. This product forms a new alternative for antibiotic-free animal production. More

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BlueOcean Signs Project Development Agreement with a Commercial Algae Producer

BlueOcean NutraSciences Inc. has signed a Project Development Agreement with a commercial algae producer to enhance their microalgae production using its proprietary CO2 infusion system. The duration period for the project is from April 15 – September 30, 2015. After testing the results, the two companies may enter into an agreement to use BlueOcean’s proprietary […]

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[ More ] April 1st, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

Sustainable Photosynthetic H2-Production Mediated by Artificial miRNA silencing of OEE2 Gene in Green Alga Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii

Scientists from China conducted an experiment to regulate H2 production from microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by using artificial miRNA technology. A heat inducible expression vector containing amiRNA targeting OEE2 gene was constructed and transformed into Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The results showed that the transgenic alga showed higher H2 production due to the knock down of OEE2 gene. […]

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[ More ] March 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Hydrogen, Research |

Control of CO2 Input Conditions During Outdoor Culture of Chlorella Vulgaris in Bubble Column Photobioreactors

Scientists from Singapore conducted a study to optimize the CO2 usage during outdoor microalgae cultivation in order to increase the CO2 to biomass conversion efficiency. Different  CO2 input conditions were studied. A 2% CO2 with intermittent supply did not affect the algal growth as compared to having a continuous supply of 2% CO2. During both […]

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3D Printed Algae Provides Oxygen Source for Growing Bioprinted Human Cells

Researchers from Germany have teamed with the Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, at the University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Technische Universität Dresden to produce 3D print algae-laden hydrogel scaffolds for use in medical applications. Initially, the scientists mixed an alginate-based hydrogel with the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The […]

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[ More ] March 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in alginates, Research |

SEPPIC Launches an Antioxidant Derived from Macroalgal Cell Culture

SEPPIC will launch its first cosmetic active ingredient Ephemer on the occasion of the in-cosmetics trade in April at Barcelona. Ephemer is a gametophyte extract from Undaria pinnatifida, a brown seaweed also called Wakame in Japan and harvested in Brittany by the company. According to SEPPIC, the extract obtained showed its antioxidant activity in both […]

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MARG Energy Invents Proprietary Process to Convert CO2 into Algae

MARG Energy has invented a proprietary process to convert CO2 emissions into algae which is used widely by the fuel, food and pharmaceutical industries. Through this process, the company will help to reduce CO2 emissions by 85%. The Biomass Module designed by the company produces more than 30000 different algae strains from CO2 emitted from […]

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[ More ] March 17th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Power-Plants, Algae-Strains |

Glanbia, Solazyme Partner to Distribute Whole Algal Protein

Glanbia Nutritionals has announced that it will distribute Solazyme’s AlgaVia whole algal protein to the U.S. Dietary supplements market. This new addition makes the company’s position as a pioneer of innovative functional products. AlgaVia whole algal protein uses fermentation technology to produce a nutritious and minimally processed ingredient. As a whole food ingredient, AlgaVia whole […]

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[ More ] March 17th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Non fuel products |

Two Stages of N-deficient Cultivation Enhance the Lipid Content of Microalga Scenedesmus sp.

Scientists from China have conducted an experiment to enhance the lipid content of the microalgae Scenedesmus sp. 14-3. Two-stage N-deficient cultivation was followed to enhance the accumulation of biomass and lipids of the microalgal species. The experiment was carried out by growing the microalgal species in an N-deficient medium at low light intensity for 10 […]

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[ More ] March 10th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Research |

SEPPIC Subsidiary Develops World’s First Technology of Macroalgae Cell Culture

SEPPIC, a French ingredient supplier has developed the world’s first technology, to cultivate macroalgal cells in the laboratory, called Celebrity Technology through its subsidiary BiotechMarine. The technology is used to produce active ingredients for cosmetics. The technology works to create a bank of macroalgal cells from many species whose compositions and effects on skin have […]

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Chinese Company Invests in Australian Seaweed

Gather Great Ocean Group, a Chinese company, has planned to farm seaweed in South Australia and is spending tens of millions of dollars on infrastructure, research and new technologies. The company is in the process of extracting marine sugars from native Australian seaweed species to be used in high value products like pharmaceuticals, cakes, jelly. The […]

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[ More ] March 10th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Australia |

Biodiesel Production via Transesterification using Nano-CaO Catalyst Derived from Egg Shell

Scientists from Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, have produced biodiesel from algae oil using nano calcium oxide as a catalyst. Nano calcium oxide was produced by calcinating egg shell powder with sonochemical reactor. Transesterification experiments were carried out using algae oil and hexane as a solvent. The results showed that CaO catalyst derived from egg […]

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Designer Yeast Makes Renewable Jet Fuel

Scientists at Amyris are making an experiment to produce jet fuel from sugar cane. This renewable fuel has the same energy density as the standard jet fuel. It is also advantageous as it has a lower freezing point, fewer greenhouse gas emissions and a renewable source when compared to petroleum-based jet fuel. Using synthetic biology, […]

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[ More ] March 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |

Solazyme Receives FDA GRAS No Questions Letter for High Oleic Algae Oil

Solazyme Inc. has received a favourable response from FDA for its notification that high oleic algae oil is Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) as an ingredient in food products under certain conditions. This will enable the company to create new products that meet the consumer demand for healthy, sustainable ingredients. Solazyme’s portfolio of high oleic […]

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[ More ] March 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae for food, Algae Oils, Grants |

OriginOil Launches Smart Algae Harvester Product Line

OriginOil Inc. has launched the Smart Algae Harvester line of low-energy algae concentrators. The first model is the A25, a workhorse algae harvester designed for scale-up testing and initial production. It can harvest up to 25 litres per minute or up to 36,000 litres of algae cultivation water every day.  The concentrate produced can have […]

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[ More ] February 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

Scientists Find Malaria Vaccine from Algae

Researchers at University of California have produced a malarial vaccine candidate from algae that prevents the transmission of the parasite from host to mosquito. They introduced  Pfs25 (a protein found on the surface of malaria parasite’s reproductive cells) gene, into the algae to produce the properly folded Pfs25 protein. Antibodies against the Pfs25 protein can halt […]

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[ More ] February 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Pharmaceuticals, Research, University Research |

Merrick Signs with Genifuel for Reliance Industries Hydrothermal Processing Pilot System

Merrick & Company has signed with Genifuel Corporation to provide the design and commissioning of the hydrothermal processing pilot system for Reliance Industries. The system will process whole algae into biocrude, fuel gas and usable by-products, thereby doubling the yield of biofuels from algae and reducing the cost of production by 86%. The system uses […]

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[ More ] February 24th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in algae oil production, Algae-Fuel, Biofuel, Companies |

Wavelength-selective Plasmonics for Enhanced Cultivation of Microalgae

Scientists from Canada have conducted an experiment to increase the growth rate of microalgae in photobioreactors using plasmonic substrate. Modular photobioreactors were constructed with different reflective substrates including arrays of plasmonic nanodisks, broadband reflectors, and untreated glass. The results showed that the growth rate of microalgae increased greatly when grown in photobioreactors equipped with the […]

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Algenol Gets $25 Million Funding From BioFields

Algenol LLC has received a $25 million investment from BioFields for biofuel production from algae. This investment provides Algenol an opportunity to shift is concentration more towards commercialization. Algenol also plans to convert the left-over algal biomass into cellulosic diesel and jet fuel drop-ins. Source

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[ More ] February 16th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Oil-Companies, Biofuel |

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