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Global Perspectives on Astaxanthin

Global Perspectives on Astaxanthin Book
Author : Gokare A. Ravishankar,Ranga Rao Ambati
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-04-10
ISBN : 0128233052
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Global Perspectives on Astaxanthin: From Industrial Production to Food, Health, and Pharmaceutical Applications explores the range of practical applications for this molecule, focusing on nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical products, along with food and feed. This volume brings together the most relevant research, background and future thinking on astaxanthin, focusing on its health benefits. Chapters cover phytopharmaceuticals, industrial production, feeds, downstream processing, regulations, products, color, pigment, cosmetics, bioactive compounds, relationships to other carotenoids, and skin care. The detailed information on its production, processing, utilization and future applications will be of particular use to academic and industry researchers in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology and nutrition. Provides detailed information on astaxanthin, including its production, processing, utilization and future applications Includes discussion on the commercial analysis procedure Offers critical analysis on current and potential applications of astaxanthin as contributed by 121 authors from 22 countries in academia, research institutes and industries

Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy

Algal Biorefineries and the Circular Bioeconomy Book
Author : Sanjeet Mehariya,Obulisamy Parthiba Karthikeyan,Shashi Kant Bhatia
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-04-13
ISBN : 1000557472
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Algae are mysterious and fascinating organisms that hold great potential for discovery and biotechnology." —Dr. Thierry Tonon, Department of Biology, University of York "Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it." —A.P.J. Abdul Kalam In this book, we emphasize the importance of algal biotechnology as a sustainable platform to replace the conventional fossil-based economy. With this focus, Volume 2 summarizes the up-to-date literature and knowledge and discusses the advances in algal cultivation, genetic improvement, wastewater treatment, resource recovery, commercial operation, and technoeconomic analysis of algal biotechnology. FEATURES Discusses in detail recent developments in algae cultivation and biomass harvesting Provides an overview of genetic engineering and algal-bacteria consortia to improve productivity Presents applications of algae in the area of wastewater treatment and resource recovery Provides case studies and technoeconomic analysis to understand the algal biorefinery Shashi Kant Bhatia, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea. Sanjeet Mehariya, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. Obulisamy Parthiba Karthikeyan, PhD, is a Research Scientist and Lecturer (Adjunct) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA.

Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1

Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1 Book
Author : Ambati Ranga Rao,Gokare A. Ravishankar
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-03-28
ISBN : 3030919552
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Marine plant life is an abundant source of nutrients that enhance the daily diet. In recent years, consuming diets rich in seaweeds or their extracts have been shown to provide health benefits due to being rich in macronutrients, micronutrients and nutraceuticals. The commercial value of seaweeds for human consumption is increasing annually, and some countries harvest several million tons annually. The seaweeds industry is valued at around $12 billion in 2017, and supports millions of families worldwide. Seaweeds production grew globally by 30 million tons in 2016. Seaweeds have seen increasing usage in the food industry due to their abundance of beneficial nutrients, vitamins and ω–3 fatty acids. To date there have been no books that comprehensively cover up-to-date information on seaweeds cultivation, processing, extraction and nutritional properties. This text lays out the properties and effects of seaweeds from their use as bioresources to their use in the feed industry to their applications in wastewater management and biofuels. Sustainable Global Resources Of Seaweeds Volume 1: Industrial Perspectives offers a complete overview of seaweeds from their cultivation and processing steps to their bioactive compounds and Industrial applications, while also providing the foundational information needed to understand these plants holistically. Chapters in this volume focus on seaweeds bioresources, ecology and biology, composition and cultivation, plus usage of seaweeds extracts for the feed industry. An entire section is dedicated to waste water treatment, bioremediation, biofuel and biofertilizer application of seaweeds. For any researcher in need of a comprehensive and up-to-date single source on seaweeds cultivation, this volume provides all the information necessary to gain a thorough understanding of this ever-important product.

Sustainable Global Resources of Seaweeds Volume 2

Sustainable Global Resources of Seaweeds Volume 2 Book
Author : Ambati Ranga Rao,Gokare A. Ravishankar
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-03-26
ISBN : 3030921743
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Marine plant life is an abundant source of nutrients that enhance the daily diet. In recent years, consuming diets rich in seaweeds or their extracts have been shown to provide health benefits due to being rich in macronutrients, micronutrients and nutraceuticals. The commercial value of seaweeds for human consumption is increasing annually, and some countries harvest several million tons annually. The seaweeds industry is valued at around $12 billion in 2017, and supports millions of families worldwide. Seaweeds production grew globally by 30 million tons in 2016. Seaweeds have seen increasing usage in the food industry due to their abundance of beneficial nutrients, vitamins and ω–3 fatty acids. To date there have been no books that comprehensively cover up-to-date information on seaweeds cultivation, processing, extraction and nutritional properties. This text lays out the properties and effects of seaweeds from their use as bioresources to their use in the feed industry to their applications in wastewater management and biofuels. Sustainable Global Resources of Seaweeds Volume 2: Industrial Perspectives offers a complete overview of the application of seaweeds into food, pharmaceuticals and other health-based applications. The first section focuses on the various foods derived from seaweeds, including extensive insight into the beneficial nutrients these plants contain. The many functional foods derived from sea plants are covered in detail, including foods from tropical seaweeds, macroalgae, Monostroma, Caulerpa, Palmaria, Gracillaria, Porphyra, Laminaria, Fucus, Undaria, and many more. The chapters delve further into the nutritional makeup of these foods, their health benefits and chemical makeup. A second section is dedicated to the pharmaceutical applications of seaweeds and their many health benefits. With chapters devoted to vitamin sources, health properties and pharmaceutical applications, this section acts as a single source for researchers exploring the pharmaceutical applications and possibilities of seaweeds. Research, development, and commercial applications are explored, plus a complete picture of the multitude of health benefits derived from these plentiful and beneficial plants. For researchers in search of a comprehensive and up-to-date source on the application of nutrient-rich seaweeds from across the world into novel foods and pharmaceuticals, look no further than this volume.

Micro algae Next generation Feedstock for Biorefineries

Micro algae  Next generation Feedstock for Biorefineries Book
Author : Pradeep Verma
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-07-26
ISBN : 9811906807
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The edited book covers all potential products from microalgal-based biorefinery having the focus on contemporary technologies and future outlook. Along with the focus on microalgal biorefinery products, the book also focuses on biotechnological advances via the utilization of modern molecular biology, system biology, synthetic biology, or metabolic engineering approach in microalgal biorefinery. The development of any technologies has a direct effect on the human being and the environment, therefore, the socio-economic, techno-economic, and environmental impact of the microalgae-based biorefineries will also be included in the book. In microalgal biomass-based biorefinery different biofuel- biodiesel, bioethanol, bio-hydrogen, and value-added compounds such as carotenoids, fatty acids, and protein can be produced simultaneously. Understanding the technical advances to develop an integrated biorefinery approach with the motive of designing a consolidated self-sustainable microalga-based biorefinery. This book is equally beneficial for researchers and engineers in biomass-based biorefineries or the bachelors, master, or young budding graduate students as a textbook.

Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Book
Author : Pradeep Verma
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-08-08
ISBN : 9811652147
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology book written by Pradeep Verma, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Bioprospecting of Microbial Diversity

Bioprospecting of Microbial Diversity Book
Author : Pradeep Verma,Maulin P. Shah
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-02-15
ISBN : 0323885756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioprospecting of Microbial Diversity: Challenges and Applications in Biochemical Industry, Agriculture and Environment Protection gives a detailed insight into the utilization of microorganisms or microorganism-based bioactive compounds for the development of sustainable approaches, covering recent advances and challenges in the production and recovery of bioactive compounds such as enzymes, biopesticides, biofertilizers, biosensors, therapeutics, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products. The challenges associated with the different approaches of microbial bioprospecting along with possible solutions to overcome these limitations are addressed. Further, the application of microbe-based products in the area of environmental pollution control and developing greener technologies are discussed. Providing valuable insight into the basics of microbial prospecting, the book covers established knowledge as well as genomic-based technological advancements to offer a better understanding of its application to various industries, promoting the commercialization of microbial-derived bioactive compounds and their application in biochemical industries, agriculture, and environmental protection studies. Describes the advanced techniques available for microbial bioprospecting for large-scale industrial production of bioactive compounds Presents recent advances and challenges for the application of microbe-based products in agriculture and environment pollution control Provides knowledge of microbial production of bioenergy and high-value compounds such as nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals

Phycology Based Approaches for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery

Phycology Based Approaches for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Book
Author : Pradeep Verma,Maulin P. Shah
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-11-26
ISBN : 100048145X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Algal and phycology-based approaches for wastewater treatment have recently gained interest. Phycology-Based Approaches for Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery highlights advanced algal-based technologies developed or being considered for wastewater treatment along with the opportunities that existing technologies can provide at an industrial scale. It covers recent findings on algal-based approaches for the removal of heavy metals, organic pollutants, and other toxicities from sewage and industrial effluents and supplies in-depth analysis on technologies such as biosorption and bioaccumulations. Advanced mathematical modeling approaches to understand waste removal and resource recovery from wastewater are illustrated as well. The book: Provides exhaustive information on the use of algae for the simultaneous treatment and resource recovery of wastewater Discusses algae, microalgae, and cyanobacteria applications in detail Presents critical insight into limitations of the prevalent technologies Reviews methodology of advanced technologies Includes illustrations and interesting trivia boxes throughout the book This book is of interest to researchers, graduate students and professionals in phycology, microbiology, bioremediation, environmental sciences, biotechnology, wastewater treatment, resource recovery, and circular economy.

Global Perspectives on Underutilized Crops

Global Perspectives on Underutilized Crops Book
Author : Munir Ozturk,Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Muhammad Ashraf,Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-05-17
ISBN : 3319777769
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Increase in world population, extreme weather conditions, decrease in fresh water supplies, and changes of dietary habits are major issues that affect global food security. We are expected to face the challenges of land use by 2050 because population will reach 9 billion while agricultural productivity losses are expected due to overuse of lands. How can we feed the next generations in a manner that respects our finite natural resources? Managing our resources in a sustainable way have only begun for selected crops. Much remains to be done to increase food yield. Cropping practices capable of sustainable production need to be elaborated, especially in fragile ecosystems. Typical applications will include the improvement and use of genetic resources; crop management and diversification; diffusion of improved varieties; development of cropping systems; sustainable cropping systems for areas prone to environmental degradation; use of agro-ecological data for crop production forecasting; and networks for regional coordination, and data exchange. The impetus behind this book is to bring attention to a cropping system that bears direct relevance to sustainable agriculture and food security. “Underutilized” crops are found in numerous agricultural ecosystems and often survive mainly in marginal areas. It is timely to review their status because, in recent decades, scientific and economic interests have emerged which focus on lesser-known cultivated species. Underutilized crops have a great potential to alleviate hunger directly, through increasing food production in challenging environments where major crops are severely limited. “Global Perspectives on Underutilized Crops” is therefore topical and highlights the unmet agricultural challenges that we face today. This book is an important resource for students and researchers of crop science and agricultural policy makers.

Chemistry of Aquatic Systems Local and Global Perspectives

Chemistry of Aquatic Systems  Local and Global Perspectives Book
Author : Giovanni Bidoglio,Werner Stumm
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-11-08
ISBN : 9401710244
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Aquatic systems play a salient role in the complex processes of energy and matter exchange between the geosphere and the atmosphere. For example, reactions taking place in cloud water droplets can substantially alter the atmospheric budget and chemistry of trace gases; pollution induced weathering reactions at water/soil interfaces can affect the availability of nutrients and increase the concentration of potentially toxic metals in groundwaters. Moreover, the inextricable links between the water cycle, the geosphere and the atmosphere ensure that apparently localized environmental problems have increasingly impacts in other parts of the world. To identify local-to-global scale variables associated with environmental changes, a focus must be placed on the recognition of processes, rather than a continued reliance on monitoring state variables. However, in heterogeneous aquatic systems, small scale aspects of a process under observation may not be summed directly to obtain regional estimates because of process nonlinearities with change in scale. To understand this, the integrated use of measurements across a range of scales is required.

The Handbook of Salmon Farming

The Handbook of Salmon Farming Book
Author : Selina M. Stead,Lindsay Laird
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2002-01-14
ISBN : 9781852331191
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Over the past few years, there has been significant growth and development in the salmon farming industry. In order to be successful, practitioners not only need to know how the salmon lives and survives in the wild but, amongst other things have knowledge of disease, production processes, economics and marketing. The Handbook of Salmon Farming is a practical guide that covers everything the practitioner needs to know, and will also be of great use to academics and students of aquaculture and fish biology. The editors have invited contributions from experts in academia, the fish industry and government to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive handbook.

Pigments from Microalgae Handbook

Pigments from Microalgae Handbook Book
Author : Eduardo Jacob-Lopes,Maria Isabel Queiroz,Leila Queiroz Zepka
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-08-08
ISBN : 3030509710
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Pigments from Microalgae Handbook presents the current state of knowledge on pigment production using microalgae-based processes, and covers both the scientific fundamentals of this technology and its practical applications. It addresses biology, chemistry, biochemistry, analysis and engineering aspects, as well as applications of natural pigments in photosynthetic organisms. The book also describes the analytical procedures associated with the characterization of pigments and the engineering aspects of microalgal pigment production. It considers the three major classes of pigments(chlorophylls, carotenoids and phycobiliproteins) produced and surveys the main commercial applications of these chemicals. The book offers a valuable source of information for industrial researchers and practitioners in industrial biotechnology, as it covers various engineering aspects of microalgal pigment production, such as bioreactors and bioprocesses, industrial extraction processes, and the bioeconomy of production including life-cycle assessment. The book will also be of interest to undergraduate and graduate students of biochemistry, food chemistry, and industrial microbiology.

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals Book
Author : Gokare A. Ravishankar,Ranga Rao Ambati
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-12
ISBN : 0429623437
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Key features: The most comprehensive resource available on the biodiversity of algal species, their industrial production processes and their use for human consumption in food, health and varied applications. Emphasis on basic and applied research, addressing aspects of scale-up for commercial exploitation for the development of novel phytochemicals (phytochemicals from algae). Addresses the underexplored and underutilized potential of chemicals from marine sources for health benefits. Each chapter, written by expert contributors from around the world, includes Summary Points, Figures and Tables, as well as up-to-date references. The first book in this two-volume set explores the diversity of algal constituents for health and disease applications. The commercial value of chemicals of value to food and health is about $6 billion annually, of which 30 percent relates to micro and macro algal metabolites and products for health food applications. This comprenhensive volume looks in detail at algal genomics and metabolomics as well as mass production of microalgae. As a whole, the two-volume set covers all micro and macro algal forms and their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for novel applications, and bioenergy molecules. Bio-business and the market share of algae-based products are also dealt with, providing global perspectives.

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals Book
Author : Gokare A. Ravishankar,Ranga Rao Ambati
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-12
ISBN : 0429603657
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Key Features The most comprehensive resource available on the biodiversity of algal species, their industrial production processes and their use for human consumption in food, health and varied applications. Emphasis on basic and applied research, addressing aspects of scale-up for commercial exploitation for the development of novel phytochemicals (phytochemicals from algae). Addresses the underexplored and underutilized potential of chemicals from marine sources for health benefits. Each chapter, written by expert contributors from around the world, includes a Dictionary of Terms, Key Facts, Summary Points, Figures and Tables, as well as up-to-date references. The second book in this two-volume set explores phycoremedation applications, and the sustainable use of algae for biofuels and other products of economic value. It also looks at aspects such as macro- and micro algal impact on marine ecosystem and remote sensing of algal blooms. The commercial value of chemicals of value to food and health is about $6 billion annually, of which 30 percent relates to micro and macro algal metabolites and products for health food applications. As a whole, the two volumes explore the aspects of diversity of micro and macro algal forms, their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for novel applications, and bioenergy molecules. Bio-business and the market share of algae-based products are also dealt with, providing global perspectives.

Marine Carotenoids

Marine Carotenoids Book
Author : Tatsuya Sugawara,Takashi Maoka
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-01-22
ISBN : 3039431900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Carotenoids represent a large group of isoprenoid structures with many different structural characteristics and biological activities. They are the most important of the naturally occurring pigments and are responsible for the various colors of different fruits, vegetables, and plant parts. Marine carotenoids and their unique structures are responsible for the color of many fish, shellfish, and algae. However, while there have been many papers and reviews on carotenoids of terrestrial origin, there has been relatively little research conducted on the impact of marine carotenoids on human health. Recent research efforts have revealed that marine carotenoids have strong biological activity affecting human health and are candidates for nutraceuticals. This Topical Collection of Marine Drugs is dedicated to marine carotenoids, and will focus on the benefits of carotenoids for human beings. For a better understanding of the physiological effects of marine carotenoids, this collection should include the most recent developments in the presence, analysis, chemistry, and biochemistry of marine carotenoids.

Tools for Green Chemistry

Tools for Green Chemistry Book
Author : Evan S. Beach,Soumen Kundu
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-06-12
ISBN : 3527695699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Volume 10 in the Handbook of Green Chemistry series provides useful and practical tools, databases, and laboratory approaches to support chemists working in both academia and industry in achieving their green chemistry goals. Among many other helpful techniques covered, the authors offer prediction software, life cycle assessment methodology, and screening tools.

Analytical Methods in the Determination of Bioactive Compounds and Elements in Food

Analytical Methods in the Determination of Bioactive Compounds and Elements in Food Book
Author : Magdalena Jeszka-Skowron,Agnieszka Zgoła-Grześkowiak,Tomasz Grześkowiak,Akula Ramakrishna
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-02-02
ISBN : 303061879X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Most bioactive compounds have antioxidant activity, particularly tocochromanols, phenolics (flavonoids and phenolic acids), methylxantines and capsaicinoids. Some of these compounds have also other properties important for human health. For example, vitamin E protects against oxidative stress, but it is also known for its “non-antioxidant” functions, including cell signalling and antiproliferation. Selenium compounds and indoleamins are the components of the antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes vitamin E acquisition easier and controls its physiological functions. In taking part in enzymatic reactions and protecting the cell against free radicals, selenium shows immunomodulative, antiphlogistic, and antiviral activity. Capsaicinoids possess not only antioxidant, but also antibacterial, analgesic, weight-reducing and thermoregulation properties. Studies have also demonstrated their gastroprotective and anticancer properties. Analytical Methods in the Determination of Bioactive Compounds and Elements in Food explores both the influence of particular compounds on human health and the methods used for their determination. Chapters describe various aspects of food and plant analysis, including chromatographic and non‐chromatographic approaches as well as hyphenated techniques. Readers of this book will gain a comprehensive understanding of the important groups of bioactive compounds relevant to human health.

Natural Astaxanthin

Natural Astaxanthin Book
Author : Bob Capelli
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-09-18
ISBN : 9780999222300
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Natural Astaxanthin book written by Bob Capelli, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Biotechnology Business Concept to Delivery

Biotechnology Business   Concept to Delivery Book
Author : Arpita Saxena
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-02-15
ISBN : 3030361306
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is an effort to foster the entrepreneurial spirit in young minds. It reviews a wide range of product ideas, opportunities and challenges associated with start-ups. In addition, it discusses popular molecular targets for biotechnology research / the biotech industry such as attenuated microbes, gene sequences, biomarkers, and the latest advance in the sector, CRISPR. These molecular targets can be modified for the production of sufficient quantities of food and fuel. Very often, researchers limit their focus to the proof of concept, and fail to successfully convert it into a finished product. To help young entrepreneurs avoid this pitfall, the book addresses various aspects like intellectual property regulations, commerce and management. The book’s contributing authors hail from various specialized sectors, and from around the globe. Taken together, the respective chapters are intended to overcome the borders between disciplines that otherwise rarely interact.

Algal Genetic Resources

Algal Genetic Resources Book
Author : Jeyabalan Sangeetha,Devarajan Thangadurai
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-09-29
ISBN : 1000565327
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book focuses on the current and potential applications of microalgae and cyanobacteria in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and cosmeceuticals. The book deals with the very recent and advanced techniques and technologies in algal cultivation and extraction for its application. The chapters discuss the biological importance, properties, and uses of algal metabolites and microalgae-based compounds in drug development, in food nutrition enhancement, and in the development of cosmetics with medicinal properties. The chapter authors cover a range of diverse topics on algal biological resources, such as: algae as a nutraceutical and functional food ingredient the extraction of food bioactive compounds from microalgae spirulina-derived nutraceuticals and their applications in the food industry anticancer compounds from freshwater microalgae cosmetic applications of microalgal and cyanobacterial pigments and more This unique book, Algal Genetic Resources: Cosmeceuticals, Nutraceuticals, and Pharmaceuticals from Algae, will enlighten readers on the vast usefulness of microalgae and cyanobacteria as an important resource for the cosmeceutical, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries for their broad biotechnological potential industrial applications. The volume will be a valuable reference for scientists and researchers in these areas as well as for advanced students and faculty in ecology, phycology, botany, agriculture, biotechnology, microbiology, environmental biotechnology, plant science, and life sciences.