Nitrate And Carbonate Concentration For High Glucose Content In Microalgae
Miller, Stephen J.
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The present invention pertains to compositions and methods for more efficiently and effectively growing microalgae suitable for biofuel production. In one aspect, the invention pertains to a composition comprising microalgae and a suitable growth medium. The suitable growth medium comprises a nutritionally acceptable nitrate salt, and a carbonate salt. The concentration of nutritionally acceptable nitrate salt is from about 75 to about 200 μM while the concentration of carbonate salt is from about 1 to about 6 mM.
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