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Hydrobiological Journal
SJR: 0.227 SNIP: 0.575 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v51.i4.40
pages 31-38

Intensive Cultivation of Dunaliella salina as Way of Obtaining of Biomass with Elevated Content of β-carotene. Communication 2. Optimization of Cultivation Regime

A. V. Borovkov
A.O.Kovalevsky Institute of Biology of Southern Seas, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2, Nakhimov Pr., 99011 Sevastopol, Ukraine
I. N. Gudvilovich
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Sevastopol, Ukraine

ABSTRACT

Experimental researches on optimization of the two-stage system of green microalgae Dunaliella salina cultivation for production of biomass with elevated content of β-carotene have been carried out. In order to increase the β-carotene content in D. salina cells it is recommended to intensify the illumination 10 times at the deficit of nutrients at the second stage of cultivation.