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Dunaliella microalgae for nutritional protein: an undervalued asset

Dunaliella microalgae for nutritional protein: an undervalued asset

Sui, Yixing ORCID: 0000-0003-2646-5773 and Vlaeminck, Siegfried E. ORCID: 0000-0002-2596-8857 (2019) Dunaliella microalgae for nutritional protein: an undervalued asset. Trends in Biotechnology, 38 (1). pp. 10-12. ISSN 0167-7799 (Print), 1879-3096 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.07.011)

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Abstract

β-carotene production using Dunaliella microalgae is established, yet their potential as a source of protein for food and feed applications appears to be overlooked. The rich protein content and nutritional tunability of Dunaliella make these algae intriguing sources of sustainable protein. Thus, it is of societal interest to exploit these promising proteinaceous Dunaliella traits.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: novel food, microbial protein, single-cell protein, essential amino acids, protein shift
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Algal Biotechnology Research Group
Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Science (SCI)
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2020 01:38
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: REF 1
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/27749

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