Methods and system for obtaining algal biomass and cultivation medium

A.M. Severino R Quintanilha Santos (Inventor), P.P. Lamers (Inventor), M. Janssen (Inventor), R.H. Wijffels (Inventor)

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Abstract

The present invention relates to a method for obtaining algal biomass, a system for obtaining algal biomass and a cultivation medium for cultivating algae. The method comprises the step of culturing algae in a culturing medium having a pH above 8 such that lipid accumulation and/or carbohydrate accumulation is increased, wherein the medium is a saline medium. Preferably, the pH of the medium is in the range of 8-11, preferably 8.5-11, more preferably 9-11 and most preferably 10-11.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2013015680
Priority date26/07/11
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2013

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