10. Phytochemicals from Algae

  1. Chantal Bergeron5,
  2. Danielle Julie Carrier6 and
  3. Shri Ramaswamy7
  1. Liam Brennan1,
  2. Anika Mostaert2,
  3. Cormac Murphy3 and
  4. Philip Owende1,4

Published Online: 15 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976692.ch10

Biorefinery Co-Products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-Added Biomass Processing

Biorefinery Co-Products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-Added Biomass Processing

How to Cite

Bergeron, C., Carrier, D. J. and Ramaswamy, S. (2012) Phytochemicals from Algae, in Biorefinery Co-Products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-Added Biomass Processing, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976692.ch10

Author Information

  1. 5

    Tom's of Maine, Kennebunk, Maine, USA

  2. 6

    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

  3. 7

    Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, Kaufert Lab, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Charles Parsons Energy Research Programme, Bioresources Research Centre, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland

  4. 4

    School of Informatics and Engineering, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Renewable Resources

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christian V. Stevens

Series Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470973578

Online ISBN: 9780470976692

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Keywords:

  • phytochemicals from algae;
  • algae, heterogeneous groups;
  • phytochemical recovery;
  • biofuel-destined algal biomass;
  • lipids (polyunsaturated fatty acids);
  • EPA;
  • microalgae, source of major vitamins;
  • onshore seaweed production;
  • analogy of biorefinery concept, for algal biomass

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Commercial Applications of Algal Phytochemicals

  • Production Techniques for Algal Phytochemicals

  • Extraction Techniques for Algal Phytochemicals

  • Metabolic Engineering for Synthesis of Algae-Derived Compounds

  • Phytochemical Market Evolution

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References