Algal Biotechnology

by Mihir Kumar Das

ISBN: 9788170358480
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 10995.00
Biblio : xvi+301p., col., plts., figs., tsbls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Mihir Kumar Das is Reader in Post-Graduate Department of Botany, Gangadhar Meher College (Autonomous), Sambalpur.

About The Book

Algal biotechnology has come a long way since the early days of agronomy/mariculture for food use and the recovery of agars, carrageenans and alginates. Our increasing knowledge of algal physiology and biochemistry, combined with genetic engineering is opening up new vistas. The application of the ability to grow microalgae to very high yields in bioreactors, to a percentage of a theoretical maximum, as opposed to ponds, holds great promise for the future of algal biotechnology. At the macroalga

Table of Contents

"Preface List of Contributors The Algal Industry Survey Mark Edwards Prospective in Diatom Nanotechnology Jannendra Rath, Sikha Mandal and Bijaya Kumar Padhi Programmed Cell Death: An Integral Event in the Development of Algae and Higher Organisms Shiv Shanker Pandey, Vivek Ambashtha and Budhi Sagar Tiwari Spirulina: The Superfood and Medicine Preeti Das, A.K. Mishra and Mihir K. Das Application of Seaweeds as Food: A Scenario P.V. Subba Rao, K. Ganesan and K. Suresh Kumar UV-B Radiation-Induced