Biomass and Biofuels from Microalgae

Advances in Engineering and Biology

ISBN: 978-3-319-16639-1 (Print) 978-3-319-16640-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Past, Present and Future of Microalgae Cultivation Developments

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    Pages 19-44

    Application of Various Immobilization Techniques for Algal Bioprocesses

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    Pages 45-61

    Potentials of Exploiting Heterotrophic Metabolism for Biodiesel Oil Production by Microalgae

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    Pages 63-74

    Culture Systems Incorporating Heterotrophic Metabolism for Biodiesel Oil Production by Microalgae

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    Chapter

    Pages 75-94

    Wastewater as a Source of Nutrients for Microalgae Biomass Production

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    Pages 95-115

    Algae-Based Wastewater Treatment for Biofuel Production: Processes, Species, and Extraction Methods

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    Pages 117-136

    CO2 Environmental Bioremediation by Microalgae

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    Chapter

    Pages 137-154

    Prospective Applications of Synthetic Biology for Algal Bioproduct Optimization

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    Chapter

    Pages 155-171

    Molecular Genetic Techniques for Algal Bioengineering

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    Pages 173-189

    Toward Applications of Genomics and Metabolic Modeling to Improve Algal Biomass Productivity

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    Chapter

    Pages 191-249

    Genetic Engineering for Microalgae Strain Improvement in Relation to Biocrude Production Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 251-273

    Harvesting of Microalgae by Means of Flocculation

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    Pages 275-287

    Industrial-scale Microalgae Pond Primary Dewatering Chemistry for Energy-efficient Autoflocculation

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    Pages 289-310

    Harvesting and Downstream Processing—and Their Economics

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    Chapter

    Pages 311-329

    Potential of Converting Solar Energy to Electricity and Chemical Energy

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    Pages 331-345

    The Anaerobic Digestion of Microalgae Feedstock, “Life-Cycle Environmental Impacts of Biofuels and Co-products”

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    Pages 347-365

    Economic and Energy Analysis of Large-Scale Microalgae Production for Biofuels

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 367-373