Creating Chemicals Using Algal Residues as a Carbon Source

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Algal biomass has gained attention recently as an alternative carbon resource, due to its high oil production efficiency and lack of use in foodstuffs. The algal residue left over after oil production is normally discarded. These residues could be used to produce chemicals and increase the value of using algal biomass instead of using fossil fuels. A team of Japanese researchers have utilised algal residues as a new carbon resource to produce two important chemicals: methyl levulinate and methyl lactate.

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