publication . Article . 2015

High Protein- and High Lipid-Producing Microalgae from Northern Australia as Potential Feedstock for Animal Feed and Biodiesel

Duong, Van Thang; Ahmed, Faruq; Thomas-Hall, Skye R.; Quigley, Simon; Nowak, Ekaterina; Schenk, Peer M.;
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  • Published: 01 May 2015 Journal: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, volume 3 (issn: 2296-4185, eissn: 2296-4185, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Microalgal biomass can be used for biodiesel, feed, and food production. Collection and identification of local microalgal strains in the Northern Territory, Australia was conducted to identify strains with high protein and lipid contents as potential feedstock for animal feed and biodiesel production, respectively. A total of 36 strains were isolated from 13 samples collected from a variety of freshwater locations, such as dams, ponds, and streams and subsequently classified by 18S rDNA sequencing. All of the strains were green microalgae and predominantly belong to Chlorella sp., Scenedesmus sp., Desmodesmus sp., Chlamydomonas sp., Pseudomuriella sp., Tetraedr...
Subjects
free text keywords: animal feed, fatty acid methyl esters, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 18S rDNA sequencing, microalgae, Original Research, protein-rich biomass, triacylglyceride, biodiesel
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Christaki E. (2011). Microalgae: a novel ingredient in nutrition. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 62, 794–799.10.3109/09637486.2011.582460 21574818 [PubMed] [DOI]

Duong V. T. Li Y. Nowak E. Schenk P. M. (2012). Microalgae isolation and selection for prospective biodiesel production. Energies 5, 1835–1849.10.3390/en5061835 [OpenAIRE] [DOI]

Ghasemi Naghdi F. Thomas-Hall S. R. Durairatnam R. Pratt S. Schenk P. M. (2014). Comparative effects of biomass pre-treatments for direct and indirect transesterification to enhance microalgal lipid recovery. Front. Energy Res. 2:57.10.3389/fenrg.2014.00057 [DOI]

González López C. V. García M. C. C. Fernández F. G. A. Bustos C. S. Chisti Y. Sevilla J. M. F. (2010). Protein measurements of microalgal and cyanobacterial biomass. Bioresour. Technol. 101, 7587–7591.10.1016/j.biortech.2010.04.077 20494571 [PubMed] [DOI]

Hempel N. Petrick I. Behrendt F. (2012). Biomass productivity and productivity of fatty acids and amino acids of microalgae strains as key characteristics of suitability for biodiesel production. J. Appl. Phycol. 24, 1407–1418.10.1007/s10811-012-9795-3 23125481 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Hu Q. Sommerfeld M. Jarvis E. Ghirardi M. Posewitz M. Seibert M. (2008). Microalgal triacylglycerols as feedstocks for biofuel production: perspectives and advances. Plant J. 54, 621–639.10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03492.x 18476868 [PubMed] [DOI]

Kirrolia A. Bishnoi N. R. Singh R. (2012). Effect of shaking, incubation temperature, salinity and media composition on growth traits of green microalgae Chlorococcu m sp. J. Algal Biom. Utlzn. 3, 46–53.

Levasseur M. Thompson P. A. Harrison P. J. (1993). Physiological acclimation of marine phytoplankton to different nitrogen sources 1. J. Phycol. 29, 587–595.10.1111/j.0022-3646.1993.00587.x [DOI]

Li Q. Du W. Liu D. (2008). Perspectives of microbial oils for biodiesel production. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 80, 749–756.10.1007/s00253-008-1625-9 18690426 [PubMed] [DOI]

28 references, page 1 of 2
Abstract
Microalgal biomass can be used for biodiesel, feed, and food production. Collection and identification of local microalgal strains in the Northern Territory, Australia was conducted to identify strains with high protein and lipid contents as potential feedstock for animal feed and biodiesel production, respectively. A total of 36 strains were isolated from 13 samples collected from a variety of freshwater locations, such as dams, ponds, and streams and subsequently classified by 18S rDNA sequencing. All of the strains were green microalgae and predominantly belong to Chlorella sp., Scenedesmus sp., Desmodesmus sp., Chlamydomonas sp., Pseudomuriella sp., Tetraedr...
Subjects
free text keywords: animal feed, fatty acid methyl esters, Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 18S rDNA sequencing, microalgae, Original Research, protein-rich biomass, triacylglyceride, biodiesel
28 references, page 1 of 2

Adarme-Vega T. C. Thomas-Hall S. R. Schenk P. M. (2014). Towards sustainable sources for omega-3 fatty acids production. Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 28, 14–18.10.1016/j.copbio.2013.08.003 24607804 [PubMed] [DOI]

Ahmed F. Fanning K. Netzel M. Turner W. Li Y. Schenk P. M. (2014). Profiling of carotenoids and antioxidant capacity of microalgae from subtropical coastal and brackish waters. Food Chem. 165, 300–306.10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.05.107 25038679 [PubMed] [DOI]

Becker E. W. (2007). Micro-algae as a source of protein. Biotechnol. Adv. 25, 207–210.10.1016/j.biotechadv.2006.11.002 17196357 [PubMed] [DOI]

Boyd C. E. (1973). Amino acid composition of freshwater algae. Water Resour. Abstr. 72, 9.

Brown M. R. (1991). The amino-acid and sugar composition of 16 species of microalgae used in mariculture. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 145, 79–99.10.1016/0022-0981(91)90007-J [DOI]

Chisti Y. (2007). Biodiesel from microalgae. Biotechnol. Adv. 25, 294–306.10.1016/j.biotechadv.2007.02.001 [DOI]

Christaki E. (2011). Microalgae: a novel ingredient in nutrition. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 62, 794–799.10.3109/09637486.2011.582460 21574818 [PubMed] [DOI]

Duong V. T. Li Y. Nowak E. Schenk P. M. (2012). Microalgae isolation and selection for prospective biodiesel production. Energies 5, 1835–1849.10.3390/en5061835 [OpenAIRE] [DOI]

Ghasemi Naghdi F. Thomas-Hall S. R. Durairatnam R. Pratt S. Schenk P. M. (2014). Comparative effects of biomass pre-treatments for direct and indirect transesterification to enhance microalgal lipid recovery. Front. Energy Res. 2:57.10.3389/fenrg.2014.00057 [DOI]

González López C. V. García M. C. C. Fernández F. G. A. Bustos C. S. Chisti Y. Sevilla J. M. F. (2010). Protein measurements of microalgal and cyanobacterial biomass. Bioresour. Technol. 101, 7587–7591.10.1016/j.biortech.2010.04.077 20494571 [PubMed] [DOI]

Hempel N. Petrick I. Behrendt F. (2012). Biomass productivity and productivity of fatty acids and amino acids of microalgae strains as key characteristics of suitability for biodiesel production. J. Appl. Phycol. 24, 1407–1418.10.1007/s10811-012-9795-3 23125481 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Hu Q. Sommerfeld M. Jarvis E. Ghirardi M. Posewitz M. Seibert M. (2008). Microalgal triacylglycerols as feedstocks for biofuel production: perspectives and advances. Plant J. 54, 621–639.10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03492.x 18476868 [PubMed] [DOI]

Kirrolia A. Bishnoi N. R. Singh R. (2012). Effect of shaking, incubation temperature, salinity and media composition on growth traits of green microalgae Chlorococcu m sp. J. Algal Biom. Utlzn. 3, 46–53.

Levasseur M. Thompson P. A. Harrison P. J. (1993). Physiological acclimation of marine phytoplankton to different nitrogen sources 1. J. Phycol. 29, 587–595.10.1111/j.0022-3646.1993.00587.x [DOI]

Li Q. Du W. Liu D. (2008). Perspectives of microbial oils for biodiesel production. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 80, 749–756.10.1007/s00253-008-1625-9 18690426 [PubMed] [DOI]

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publication . Article . 2015

High Protein- and High Lipid-Producing Microalgae from Northern Australia as Potential Feedstock for Animal Feed and Biodiesel

Duong, Van Thang; Ahmed, Faruq; Thomas-Hall, Skye R.; Quigley, Simon; Nowak, Ekaterina; Schenk, Peer M.;