Tag Archives: Nannochloropsis

QMAB pursuing partnerships to produce algal bio-jet

Southern Iran-based Qeshm Micro Algae Biological Refinery (QMAB), the Middle-East’s largest microalgae biological technological company, has started negotiations with worldwide airlines to provide them with long term bio-jet agreements, in coordination with the Kyoto protocol CO2 reduction requirements. Continue reading QMAB pursuing partnerships to produce algal bio-jet

TU Darmstadt Offers Best Conditions for Algae Research

Biology professor Ralf Kaldenhoff is making microalgae fit for industry. The microorganisms could produce a variety of products from carbon dioxide and light.

The brilliant green broth with the equally green cubes of jelly looks like a food from the future. Ralf Kaldenhoff, Professor for Applied Plant Sciences at TU Darmstadt, stirs the concoction and says: “You could theoretically eat this.” Continue reading TU Darmstadt Offers Best Conditions for Algae Research

Microalgae nutrient trial results announced by EnAlgae

EnAlgae scientists have recently published a paper in Bioresource Technology that discusses how nutrient ratios can be manipulated to simultaneously control microalgal biomass production and minimize nutrient wastage.

Based on trials using a Nannochloropsis sp., problems with the traditional…

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QIBEBT Unveils Genome-wide Transcriptional Regulation Network of Oleaginous Microalgae Nannochloropsis

Microalgae are promising feedstock for fuels and chemicals because many species possess the ability to grow rapidly and synthesize large amounts of storage neutral lipids from sunlight and carbon dioxide. They can be cultivated on non-arable land with nonpotable… Continue reading QIBEBT Unveils Genome-wide Transcriptional Regulation Network of Oleaginous Microalgae Nannochloropsis

NDI Notification for Algae Omega-3 Firm Means Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Supplements

Qualitas Health (Jerusalem, Israel) has filed a new dietary ingredient (NDI) notification to FDA for the company’s Almega PL algae-derived omega-3 oil. This is the first NDI notification for an omega-3 ingredient specifically derived from the microalgae species Nannochloropsis oculata. Qualitas’s NDI notification pertains to Almega PL only… Continue reading NDI Notification for Algae Omega-3 Firm Means Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Supplements

Qualitas Partners with Xsto to Distribute Almega PL

IMPERIAL, Texas—Qualitas Health finalized a distribution agreement with Xsto Solutions for its Almega PL omega-3 ingredient for sale to the dietary supplement industry in the United States. The deal coincides with recent construction and expansion of Qualitas’ west Texas algae farming operation. Qualitas will maintain direct sales to a number of key accounts… Continue reading Qualitas Partners with Xsto to Distribute Almega PL

Algae will save the world… But could ruin it all the same

[USA] Humans have been surrounded by algae biofuel since the beginning, but we had not gained a real scientific knowledge of them until very recently. The Nannochloropsis genus, an algae species mentioned several times in this post, was classified for the first time in 1981. Continue reading Algae will save the world… But could ruin it all the same