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Spirulena Platensis (Arthrospira): Physiology, Cell-biology and Biotechnology

Edited By: Avigad Vonshak

233 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #90367 | ISBN: 0748406743
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Contains detailed descriptions of both the biology and the biotechnological uses of Spirulina platensis, covering the physiology, morphology, photosynthesis, genetics, and practical uses in biotechnology industries.


Morphology, ultrastructure and taxonomy of Arthrospira Spirulina Maxima and Arthrospira Spirulina Platensis; the photosynthetic apparatus of Spirulina - electron transport and energy transfer; Spirulina - growth, physiology and biochemistry; geneticsof Spirulina; outdoors mass production of Spirulina - the basic concept; tubular bioreactors; cultivation of Spirulina Arthrospira outdoors - the Earthrise farms experience; mass cultivation and wastewater treatment using Spirulina; the chemicals ofSpirulina; uses of Spirulina biomass.

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