Week 6 >>> Assessment
Global Algae Innovations focuses solely on protein products from algae.
GAI produces both lipid and protein products.
Which of the following are global dilemmas that GAI is working to solve with algae?
Global Algae Innovations’ algae production facility uses carbon dioxide from a power plant flue gas.
Research interest in Spirulina has decreased in recent years.
Published research on Spirulina has steadily increased since 2000.
What is phycocyanin?
Because it needs to be grown in water, it takes more water to produce a kilogram of Spirulina than soy, corn, or grain-fed beef.
It takes the least amount of water to grow a kilogram of Spirulina compared to soy, corn, and grain-fed beef.
What is the main organism Algenol uses?
What are the benefits of MAAs?
Algenol focuses solely on strain engineering to improve their products.
Cultivation optimization and upstream and downstream process development are also necessary.
What type of algae does Matis focus on?
At Matis, what is the main product from fermented seaweed?
Brown algae polysaccharides are easy to digest.
They are not easily digestible and require enzymes to transform the polysaccharides into derivatives which can be used as bio-products.
Which of the following are uses for laminarin?