Articles &

Let’s Get to Know Spirulina, the Food of the Future.

More and more research suggests that the future of foods is plant-based. One of the most efficient sources of complete plant-based protein is spirulina. Spirulina is the commercial name of two cyanobacteria species; Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima. The name spirulina has been assigned to both species with a valid...

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Scientific Papers

Potency of Microalgae as Source of Functional Food in Indonesia (overview)

Cases of malnutrition in Indonesia continues to increase. It is needed todevelop functional food source that is capable to be produced in rapid, feasible, sustainable,and meets the nutritional demand for the country. Microalgae is a type of single-celled plants,live in water by using photosynthesis to produce biomass. Microalgae such as...

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Opportunities and Challenges of Microalgal Cultivation on Wastewater, with Special Focus on Palm Oil Mill Effluent and the Production of High Value Compounds

Muhamad Maulana Azimatun Nur · Anita G. J. Buma South East Asia dominates the production of palm oil worldwide. During the traditional wet processing, palm oil mill effluent(POME) wastewater is generated which poses serious environmental problems. Wastewater treatment using microalgae wasinitiated recently because of the advantages to lower nutrient content...

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