Potential of tropical filamentous cyanobacteria for low-cost bioremediation and bioproduct synthesis

Velu, Chinnathambi (2019) Potential of tropical filamentous cyanobacteria for low-cost bioremediation and bioproduct synthesis. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Chinnathambi Velu investigated the potential of cyanobacteria for the bioremediation of ash-dam wastewater and CO₂ for biofertilizer and bioproduct synthesis. He developed cost-, water- and energy-smart biomass production algal cultivation system for the purpose he investigated. Part of his research is being implemented by farmers at Perenjori, Western Australia.

Item ID: 64907
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: agriculture, biochemistry, biofertilizer, bioproduct, biorefinery, bioremediation, biotechnology, coal-fired power, dewatering, economics, metals, nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria, phycobiliproteins, phycocyanin, phycoerythrin, plant biology, productivity
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Chinnathambi Velu.
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Three publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 4: Velu, Chinnathambi, Cirés, Samuel, Brinkman, Diane L., and Heimann, Kirsten (2019) Effect of CO₂ and metal-rich waste water on bioproduct potential of the diazotrophic freshwater cyanobacterium, Tolypothrix sp. Heliyon, 5 (4). e01549.

Chapter 5: Velu, Chinnathambi, Cirés, Samuel, Alvarez-Roa, Carlos, and Heimann, Kirsten (2015) First outdoor cultivation of the N2-fixing cyanobacterium Tolypothrix sp. in low-cost suspension and biofilm systems in tropical Australia. Journal of Applied Phycology, 27 (5). pp. 1743-1753.

Chapter 6: Velu, Chinnathambi, Cires, Samuel, Brinkman, Diane L., and Heimann, Kirsten (2020) Bioproduct potential of outdoor cultures of Tolypothrix sp.: effect of carbon dioxide and metal-rich wastewater. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8. 51.

Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2020 04:51
FoR Codes: 10 TECHNOLOGY > 1003 Industrial Biotechnology > 100302 Bioprocessing, Bioproduction and Bioproducts @ 35%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology > 060101 Analytical Biochemistry @ 35%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0599 Other Environmental Sciences > 059999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 30%
SEO Codes: 85 ENERGY > 8505 Renewable Energy > 850501 Biofuel (Biomass) Energy @ 35%
86 MANUFACTURING > 8603 Processed Non-Food Agriculture Products (excl. Wood, Paper and Fibre) > 860302 Organic Fertilisers @ 35%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960908 Mining Land and Water Management @ 30%
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