Free Content Commercial Production of β-Carotene by Dunaliella Salina in Open Ponds

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Abstract:

The halophilic green unicellular alga Dunaliella salina is an important commercial source of β-carotene. The algal culture process used in Western Australia is described and compared with the process used at other sites, and the advantages and disadvantages of these processes are reviewed. Harvesting, extraction and formulation are also discussed.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: July 1, 1990

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