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Algal biodiesel

M. M., Yusoff and Saifful Kamaluddin, Muzakir and Nurul Nadia, Abd Razak and Chin, Mei Lee and Norhayati, Nordin and Siti Aisah, Harun and Nenie Zuryati, Abdullah and Ezrinda, Mohd Zaihidee and Mohd Fazli, Farida Asras (2011) Algal biodiesel. Eureka!, 4 (3). p. 2. ISSN 1985-8240

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Abstract

Microalgae are unicellular photosynthetic microorganisms, living in saline or fresh water environments that convert sunlight, water and carbon dioxide to algal biomass. Microalgae species as feedstocks for biofuels (biodiesel and bioethanol) have gained considerable interest for two very reasons. First, they can be produced in areas unsuitable for crops, and secondly they can potentially grow at a much faster rate. In addition, some algae species are extremely high in lipid content, making them fit for biodiesel production. They have the potential to produce more oil per acre than any other feedstock being used to make biodiesel.

Item Type: Bulletin
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Ariffin Abdul Aziz
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2016 07:50
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 08:04
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/15344
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