Category Archives: Applied phycology

Applied phycology consists of news articles related to the research about commercial use of algae.

Lipid accumulation enhancement achieved using nutrition starvation-inducible promoter in algae

[Japan] Masako Iwai, CREST Researcher and member at the Center for Biological Resources and Informatics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Professor Hiroyuki Ohta, of the Earth-Life Science Institute and Center for Biological Resources and Informatics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, have succeeded in enhancement of the lipid accumulation function in nutrient-starved algae maintaining the cell growth through photosynthesis. Continue reading Lipid accumulation enhancement achieved using nutrition starvation-inducible promoter in algae