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Perspectives of green microalgal research for biofuels

Liu, Jianhua

Algological Studies Volume 145-146 (2014), p. 15 - 25

published: Oct 1, 2014

DOI: 10.1127/1864-1318/2014/0154

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Green microalgae (Chlorophytes) are thought to be the most efficient organisms for biofuel production. However, their potential has not been fully realized. Large-scale production of algal biofuels is not sustainable with current algal strains and cultivation technologies. In this manuscript, I discuss the rationale of research approaches focused on domestication that we are about to take and some major issues need to be resolved for algal biofuel production.


biofuelsbreedingfunctional genomicsgreen microalgaesynthetic biology