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Microalgae Biotechnology for Food, Health and High Value Products

Editors: Md. Asraful, Alam, Xu, Jing-Liang, Wang, Zhongming (Eds.)

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  • Covers the latest technological innovations in microalgae production
  • Reviews the commercialization status of various microalgae products
  • Provides comprehensive information on the application of microalgae in multiple fields
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"Microalgae Biotechnology for Food, Health and High Value Products” presents the latest technological innovations in microalgae production, market status of algal biomass-based products, and future prospects for microalgal applications. It provides stimulating overviews from different perspectives of application that demonstrate how rapidly the commercial production of microalgae-based food, health and high value products is advancing. It also addresses a range of open questions and challenges in this field. 

The book highlights the latest advances of interest to those already working in the field, while providing a comprehensive overview for those readers just beginning to learn about the promise of microalgae as a sustainable source of both specialty and commercial products. It offers a valuable asset for commercial algae producers, algae product developers, scientific researchers and students who are dedicated to the advancement of microalgae biotechnology for applications in health, diet, nutrition, cosmetics, biomaterials etc. 

About the authors

Dr. Md. Asraful Alam is an Associate Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering, Zhengzhou University, China. He previously served as a Researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. He is a prolific writer on promoting the use of green energy through new platforms, and has authored over 60 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Dr. Alam is an editor of a Springer book titled “Microalgae Biotechnology for Development of Biofuel and Wastewater Treatment”. In addition, he has participated in several national/international projects promoting biofuel and other high value commercial applications of microalgae biomass.

Dr. Jingliang Xu is a Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering, Zhengzhou University, China, and has in-depth expertise in the area of biorefinery with microalgae and lignocellulosic biomass. He has completed more than 20 scientific research projects as principal investigator, published over 150 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has been issued 27 Chinese patents, 1 US patent and 1 Australian patent. He has also published two monographs as editor.  

Dr. Zhongming Wang is a Professor at Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a well-known researcher in China for establishing pilot projects on biofuel development from various types of energy biomass. He has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, holds 30 patents, and has successfully completed numerous national/international projects concerning biofuel and wastewater treatment using microalgae and energy biomass. 

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Food and High Value Products from Microalgae: Market Opportunities and Challenges

    Pages 3-27

    Rahman, Khondokar M.

  • Microalgae as a Mainstream Food Ingredient: Demand and Supply Perspective

    Pages 29-79

    Wang, Alex (et al.)

  • Microalgal Pigments: A Source of Natural Food Colors

    Pages 81-123

    Nwoba, Emeka G. (et al.)

  • Algal Biotechnology: A Sustainable Route for Omega-3 Fatty Acid Production

    Pages 125-145

    Dhanya, B. S. (et al.)

  • Microalgae in Human Health and Medicine

    Pages 149-174

    Basheer, Sajid (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microalgae Biotechnology for Food, Health and High Value Products
Editors
  • Alam Md. Asraful
  • Jing-Liang Xu
  • Zhongming Wang
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-0169-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-0169-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-0168-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 483
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 72 illustrations in colour
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