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By Aleš Prokop, Rakesh K. Bajpai, Mark E. Zappi

ISBN-10: 3319201999

ISBN-13: 9783319201993

Algae supply power to provide renewable chemical substances and fuels utilizing solar power and carbon dioxide from surroundings or in flue gases whereas at the same time decreasing the iteration of greenhouse gases. on account that those will be grown on marginal lands with micronutrients and macronutrients usually found in waste streams, algae-based chemical substances and fuels don't compete with meals. nonetheless large-scale creation of algae-based fuels and chemical substances faces significant technological and low-priced demanding situations and it should by means of necessity require a biorefinery technique in which the entire attainable algal elements are switched over into value-added compounds. the current sequence on algal biorefineries represents a discussion board for reporting the cutting-edge of alternative applied sciences in addition to the newest advances during this box. the amount II of this sequence enhances the amount I when it comes to the present cutting-edge. assorted chapters during this quantity deal with different matters starting from genetically modifies algae to new items to life-cycle research of algal products.

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And elsewhere in the world, as well as concerns by some observers over the adequacy of existing regulations to cover organisms created using techniques known as synthetic biology. However, a reasonable road map is emerging of a regulatory regime that can allow pilot, demonstration and commercial stage uses of modified microorganisms. S. S. Department of Agriculture might govern the industrial use of microorganisms in contained photobioreactors or algae in open ponds, and these regulations generally require conducting assessments of the potential environmental risks of such large-scale uses.

Historically, this has involved species such as Saccharomyces cerevisiae and other yeasts; fungal species such as Aspergillus and Trichoderma (especially for the production of industrial or food enzymes), and bacterial species such as Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Clostridium acetobutylicum, species of Corynebacterium and Lactobacillus, and others (Adrio and Demain 2010). More recently, with the advent of genetic engineering, various strains of Escherichia coli and other commonly-used laboratory species have been considered for industrial use, and there has more recently been interest in utilizing less-common strains with interesting or valuable properties, such as various thermophilic microorganisms and the radiation-resistant Deinococcus species.

Some of these concerns are not unique to engineered organisms, and many observers would have similar concerns about large-scale industrial uses or releases of any novel organism, whether recombinant or not (for example, see Gressel et al. 2013). g. Glaser and Glick 2012; Ryan 2009), especially in the context of microorganisms improved by synthetic biology (Dana et al. 2012; Snow and Smith 2012), many scientists and industry officials feel that whatever risks may exist are easily assessable and manageable, and in any event do not differ in degree from the risks posed by similar uses of naturally-occurring organisms.

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