Spirulina Platensis Arthrospira: Physiology, Cell-Biology and Biotechnology


The text contains detailed descriptions of the biology and biotechnology uses of Spirulina Platensis, a blue green algae used as a source of vegan protein.

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Table of Content

  • Morphology, ultrastructure and taxonomy of Arthrospira Spirulina Maxima and Arthrospira Spirulina Platensis;
  • The photosynthetic apparatus of Spirulina – electron transport and energy transfer;
  • Spirulina – growth, physiology and biochemistry;
  • Genetics of Spirulina;
  • Outdoors mass production of Spirulina – the basic concept;
  • Tubular bioreactors; cultivation of Spirulina Arthrospira outdoors – the Earthrise farms experience;
  • Mass cultivation and wastewater treatment using Spirulina;

Additional information

  •  Hardback | 252 pages
  •  178 x 254 x 17.53mm | 626g
  •  01 Jul 1997
  •  Taylor & Francis Ltd
  •  London, United Kingdom
  •  English
  •  black & white illustrations
  •  0748406743
  •  9780748406746


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