838 Pages
    by CRC Press

    838 Pages
    by CRC Press

    In recent years, the algal biorefinery is seen as a promising alternative to fossil derived products that reduce the environmental pollution, product costs and support circular bioeconomy. However, the upstream algal cultivation and downstream processing are the energy intensive processes and are considered as bottlenecks in promoting algal biorefinery. Improving the biomass productivity and bioproduct developments are still underway, while a number of novel bioprocess and bio-reactor engineering technologies were developed recently. Therefore, this book provides extensive knowledge of microalgae refineries. This book is divided into two volumes (Vol. I & Vol. II), which presents complete coverage of microalgae refineries. Therefore, Vol. I offers complete coverage of the algal bioproducts process, including biotechnological applications and environmental effects of microalgae cultivation. While Vol. II, provides various industrial applications and future prospects of algal biorefinery for sustainable development of circular bioeconomy. With contributions from world experts, focuses on microalgae from an organism perspective to deliver a complete picture from evolution to bioproducts. The edited book provides a concise introduction to the science, biology, technology, and application of algae. It covers downstream and upstream steps of the algal refinery for the production of algal biomass, which has several social benefits.

    Volume 1: Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy: Algal Products and Processes

    1. Marine Macroalgal Biorefinery: Recent Developments and Future Perspectives

    Nitin Trivedi, Dhanashree Mone, Arijit Sankar Mondal, and Ritu Sharma

    2. Valorization of Algal Spent Biomass into Valuable Biochemicals and Energy Resource.

    Saravanan Vasanthakumar, K. Greeshma, and Muthu Arumugam

    3. Algal Role in Microbial Fuel Cells

    Ghadir Aly El-Chaghaby, Sayed Rashad, Meenakshi Singh, K. Chandrasekhar, and Murthy Chavali

    4. Potential of Microalgae for Protein Production

    Elena M. Rojo, Silvia Bolado, Alejandro Filipigh, David Moldes, and Marisol Vega

    5. Microalgae for Pigments and Cosmetics

    Nídia S. Caetano, Priscila S. Corrêa, Wilson G. de Morais Júnior, Gisela M. Oliveira, António A.A. Martins, Monique Branco-Vieira, and Teresa M. Mata

    6. Microalgae for Animal and Fish Feed

    Margarida Costa, Joana G. Fonseca, Joana L. Silva, Jean-Yves Berthon, and Edith Filaire

    7. Algal-Sourced Biostimulants and Biofertilizer for Sustainable Agriculture and Soil Enrichment: Algae for Fertilizers and Soil Conditioners

    P. Muthukumaran, J. Arvind, M. Kamaraj, and A. Manikandan

    8. Recent Trends in Microalgal Refinery for Sustainable Biopolymer Production

    Menghour Huy, Ann Kristin Vatland, Reza Zarei, and Gopalakrishnan Kumar

    9. Algae as a Source of Polysaccharides and Potential Applications

    Sonal Tiwari, E. Amala Claret, and Vikas S. Chauhan

    10. Algae as Food and Nutraceuticals

    Chetan Aware, Rahul Jadhav, Jyoti Jadhav, Virdhaval Nalavade, Shashi Kant Bhatia, Yung-Hun Yang, and Ranjit Gurav

    11. Cyanobacterial Phycobiliproteins – Biochemical Strategies to Improve the Production and Its Bio Application

    Khushbu Bhayania, Sandhya Mishra, and Imran Pancha

    Volume 2: Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy: Industrial Applications and Future Prospects

    1. Genetic Engineering in Improving the Output of Algal Biorefinery

    Yogita Sharma, Ameesh Dev Singh, Sanjeet Mehariya, Obulisamy Parthiba Karthikeyan, Gajendra Pal Singh, Chandra Pal Singh, and Antonio Molino

    2. Recent Development in Microalgal Cultivation and Biomass Harvesting Methods

    Gour Gopal Satpati, Ashutosh Kumar, Sreestha Dinesh Parambath, Trisha Bagchi, Meenakshi Singh, Murthy Chavali, and K. Chandrasekhar

    3. Application of Microalgae for CO2 Mitigation and Sequestration of Flue Gas

    Asha A. Nesamma, Iqra Mariam, Mukul S. Kareya, and Pannaga P. Jutur

    4. Microalgae-Based Nutrient Recovery from Urban Wastewater

    Maria Rosa di Cicco, Maria Palmieri, C. Lubritto, and C. Ciniglia

    5. Microalgal Metal Remediation from Industrial Wastewater

    Anna Aksmann, Wojciech Pokora, Agnieszka Baścik- Remisiewicz, and Martyna Zalewska

    6. Application of Microalgae for Removal of Pharmaceuticals from Aqueous Matrices

    Andreia D. M. Silva, Olga M. Freitas, Sónia A. Figueiredo, and Cristina Delerue-Matos

    7. C1-Proteins Prospect for Production of Industrial Proteins and Protein-Based Materials from Methane

    Hamilton Richard, Nizovtseva Irina, Chernuskin Dmitri, and Marina G. Kalyuzhnaya

    8. Microalgal Consortia and Their Biotechnological Applications

    Neerja Thakur, Ranjit Gurav, Yung-Hun Yang, and Shashi Kant Bhatia

    9. Algae from Extremophilic Conditions and Their Potential Applications

    Ashiwin Vadiveloo, Tasneema Ishika, David Chuka-Ogwude, Mohammadjavad Raeisossadati, and Ângelo P. Matos

    10. LCA: A Tool to Develop Sustainable Microalgal Biorefineries

    N.S. Caetano, P.S. Corrêa, W.G. de Morais Júnior T.M. Mata, A.A.A. Martins, and M. Branco-Vieira

    11. Commercial Operation of Algal Technology: A Case Study and Techno-Economic Analysis

    Patrizia Casella, Angela Iovine, Gian Paolo Leone, Sanjeet Mehariya, Tiziana Marino, and Antonio Molino


    Obulisamy Parthiba Karthikeyan (OPK) is currently working as a research assistant professor at University of Houston, Texas, USA.

    Sanjeet Mehariya, PhD, is working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials, Environment, Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy to produce nutraceuticals from oleaginous microalgae.

    Shashi Kant Bhatia is working as an Associate Professor in Department of Biological Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea.