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The 2nd Chapter of the EnhanceMicroAlgae Comic is already available! In this new adventure, Spiruline and her friends will help the mareel people, whose lives are threatened by toxic waste dumps and the pollution of the waters they have inhabited for generations. And they will do so by working as a team! You can get...
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EnhanceMicroAlgae partners at CIIMAR (Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research), University of Porto, are studying the potential applications of high-value extracts and exopolysaccharides (EPS) from cyanobacteria (also called blue-green algae). In their latest works, they valorise Cyanobium sp. LEGE 06113 as a source of pigment-rich and non-cytotoxic bioactive extracts with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. They...
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You can now download the EnhanceMicroAlgae Comic, created by Xulia Pison, for free by clicking here To celebrate the release of the comic, we are also showing a sneak peak of Ardora, the Noctiluca Scintillans who will appear in the next edition of the comic    
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EnhanceMicroAlgae partners at La Rochelle University (La Rochelle University/CNRS UMR 7266 LIENSs) are developing innovative processes to extract and purify microalgae pigments and original applications of microalgae pigments to kill cancer cells and sensitize cancer cells to the cytotoxic effect of anticancer drugs. In their latest work, they studied Tisochrysis lutea (T. lutea, ex T....
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EnhanceMicroAlgae partners at the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory are studying the potential use of microalgae – rich in nutrients and bioactive compounds – as a functional 3D-printed ink for food applications. They have formulated 3D-printed cookies with enhanced antioxidant activity and colour stability during their storage time by using functional food-inks fortified with the microalgae...
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A new paper written by members of the EnhanceMicroAlgae project has been published in Marine Drugs. This review analyzed 26,137 publications at the European level and gives an in-depth overview of microalgae research with potential markets applications until 2019. The main research concepts contained in the publications, the networks between these concepts, emerging concepts and...
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The University of Manchester team have complied a Microalgae Strain catalogue containing information on a large variety of strains. The catalogue is part of the deliverables from WP7, led by Swansea University, and includes a wealth of material on strain cultivation, composition, and characteristics. This will be maintained and updated over time.   First released...
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The WP4 led by the University of La Rochelle, France, performed a public bibliometric analysis of the top 15 microalgae genera studied in Europe to improve the visibility of the microalgae sector. This study highlights through numerous graphs the recurrent keywords and emerging keywords of 26,137 European publications as well as scientific consortia working on these genera,...
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The University of Manchester team have complied a Microalgae Strain catalogue containing information on a large variety of strains. The catalogue is part of the deliverables from WP7, led by Swansea University, and includes a wealth of material on strain cultivation, composition, and characteristics. This will be maintained and updated over time.   First released...
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A new publication by EnhanceMicroAlgae researchers has been published in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. The Nagoya Protocol, which came into force in October 2014, determines the access to genetic resources and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilisation. The correct implementation of this Protocol is particularly relevant for countries...
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