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Handbook of Microalgal Culture Applied Phycology and Biotechnology

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ISBN-10: 0470673893

ISBN-13: 9780470673898

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Amos Richmond, Qiang Hu, Amos Richmond

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The Handbook of Microalgal Culture is Wiley-Blackwell's highest revenue earning aquaculture book. Published in 2003, sales stand at around 1650 copies, with the book's current prices at £210 / US$370.00. Total revenue for the first edition is now over US$250,000.The second edition of the book will contain 36 chapters. Nineteen of these will be written by new authors. In all there will be 11 totally new chapters covering important new aspects including novel photobioreactors, techno-economic analysis of algal mass culture, outdoor mass cultivation of oil-bearing microalgae, and the biology and large scale culture of several newly exploited species including Chlorella, Spirulina and…    
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Book details

List price: $254.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/10/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 7.80" wide x 10.00" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 3.454
Language: English

List of Contributors
The Microalgal Cell with Reference to Mass Cultures
The Microalgal Cell
Photosynthesis in Microalgae
Basic Culturing and Analytical Measurement Techniques
Strategies for Bioprospecting Microalgae for Potential Commercial Applications
Maintenance of Microalgae in Culture Collections
Environmental Stress Physiology with Reference to Mass Cultures
Environmental Effects on Cell Composition
Inorganic Algal Nutrition
Commercial Production of Microalgae via Fermentation
Molecular Genetic Manipulation of Microalgae: Principles and Applications
Mass Cultivation and Processing of Microalgae
Biological Principles of Mass Cultivation of Photoautotrophic Microalgae
Theoretical Analysis of Culture Growth in Flat-Plate Bioreactors: The Essential Role of Timescales
Photobioreactors for Mass Production of Microalgae
Downstream Processing of Cell Mass and Products
First Principles of Techno-Economic Analysis of Algal Mass Culture
Commercial Species of Industrial Production
Chlorella: Industrial Production of Cell Mass and Chemicals
Biology and Industrial Production of Arthrospira (Spirulina)
Dunaliella: Biology, Production, and Markets
Biology and Industrial Potential of Botryococcus braunii
Biology and Commercial Aspects of Haematococcus pluvialis
Novel Sulfated Polysaccharides of Red Microalgae: Basics and Applications
Hydrogen Production by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Biology and Biotechnology of Edible Nostoc
IGV GmbH Experience Report, Industrial Production of Microalgae Under Controlled Conditions: Innovative Prospects
Microalgae for Human and Animal Nutrition
Bioactive and Novel Chemicals from Microalgae
High-value Recombinant Protein Production in Microalgae
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms for Lipid Synthesis and Accumulation in Microalgae: Biotechnological Implications
Biofuels from Microalgae
Water Pollution and Bioremediation by Microalgae
Eutrophication and Water Poisons
Water Purification: Algae in Wastewater Oxidation Ponds
Absorption and Adsorption of Heavy Metals by Microalgae
Microalgae for Aquaculture
Microalgae for Aquaculture: The Current Global Situation and Future Trends
Microalga for Aquaculture: Practical Implications
Transgenic Marine Microalgae: A Value-Enhanced Fishmeal and Fish Oil Replacement
Microalgae for Aquaculture: Nutritional Aspects
The Enhancement of Marine Productivity for Climate Stabilization and Food Security