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Title: Carotenoid production from microalga, <i style="">Dunaliella salina</i>
Authors: Pisal, Dipak S
Lele, S S
Keywords: <img src='/image/spc_char/beta.gif'>-carotene
carotenoids
<i style="">Dunaliella salina</i>
microalgae
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.<sup>7</sup> C07C403/24; C12N1/12
Abstract: Carotenoid content of microalga, <i style="">Dunaliella salina</i> was increased using different stress parameters, such as cell division inhibition (vinblastine), nitrogen starvation, high salinity and high irradiation with high temperature. Vinblastine had very little favourable effect. Salinity above 3 <i style="">M</i> significantly decreased the cell growth rate due to cell death but increased the per cell carotenoid content. With nitrogen starvation, <img src='/image/spc_char/beta.gif'>-carotene content increased from 1.65 pg/cell to 7.05 pg/cell. However, the maximum <img src='/image/spc_char/beta.gif'>-carotene (8.28 pg/cell) was obtained with high irradiation along with high temperature.
Description: 476-483
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5775
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJBT Vol.04(4) [October 2005]

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