Project Profile

Project Title Identification and screening for potential biodiesel yielding microalgae from North-East India
Project Code 2009NE03
Project Status Completed
End Date February 2013
Sponsor(s) Department of Biotechnology
Division Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology
Executive Summary Full Text

The main objectives of the project are:

Collection, isolation, purification and identification of microalgae from lower Assam, Barak Valley and Meghalaya;

Culture maintenance and deposition to the repository;

Screening of lipid profile and quantification;

Fatty acid profile identification and quantification;

Impact of physiological factors and culture conditions on growh, lipid profile.