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Publications related to ALGAVALOR

Intelectual property resulting from the ALGAVALOR project will be used as a base for product development. The papers, book chapters, and patents will be listed here and regularly updated.

The Science behind microalgae

Published Articles

Effects of Chlorella vulgaris, Nannochloropsis oceanica and Tetraselmis sp. supplementation levels on in vitro rumen fermentation. Meehan, Denis & Cabrita, Ana & Silva, Joana & Fonseca, Antonio & Maia, Margarida (2021).

Guerra I, Pereira H, Costa M, Silva JT, Santos T, Varela J, Mateus M, Silva J. Operation Regimes: A Comparison Based on Nannochloropsis oceanica Biomass and Lipid Productivity. Energies. 2021; 14(6):1542.

A circular approach for landfill leachate treatment: chemical precipitation with biomass ash followed by bioremediation through microalgae. Viegas, C.; Nobre, C.; Mota, A.; Vilarinho, C.; Gouveia, L.; Gonçalves, M. (2021).

Chemoplasticity of the polar lipid profile of the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris grown under heterotrophic and autotrophic conditions. Daniela Couto, Tânia Melo, Tiago A. Conde, Margarida Costa, Joana Silva, M. Rosário M. Domingues and Pedro Domingues (2020).

Livestock Wastewater Treatment in Constructed Wetlands for Agriculture Reuse. Dias, S.; Mucha, A.P.; Duarte Crespo, R.; Rodrigues, P.; Almeida, C.M.R. (2020).

Exploitation of Filamentous and Picoplanktonic Cyanobacteria for Cosmetic Applications: Potential to Improve Skin Structure and Preserve Dermal Matrix Components. Morone, J., Lopes, G., Preto, M., Vasconcelos, V., Martins, R. (2020).

Lab-Scale optimization of Aurantiochytrium sp. culture medium for improved growth and DHA production. Trovão, M., Pereira, H., Costa, M., Machado, A., Barros, A., Soares, M., Carvalho, B., Silva, J.T., Varela, J., Vicente, A.A., Silva, J. (2020).

Nannochloropsis oceanica cultivation in pilot-scale raceway ponds – from design to cultivation. Cunha, P., Pereira, H., Costa, M., Pereira, J., Silva, J.T., Fernandes, N., Varela, J., Silva, J. Simões, M. (2020).

Pyrolysis of Scenedesmus obliquus Biomass Following the Treatment of Different Wastewaters. Ferreira, A.F.; Ferreira, A.; Soares, A.P.; Gouveia, L. (2020).

Bioestimulant potential of Scenedesmus obliquus grown in brewery wastewater. Navarro-Lopez, E.; Ruíz-Nieto, A.; Acién, G.; Gouveia, L. (2020).

Production, Preparation and Characterization of Microalgae-Based Biopolymer as a Potential Bioactive Film. Coatings. Morales-Jimenez M, Gouveia L, Yáñez-Fernández J, Castro-Muñoz R, Barragán-Huerta BE (2020).

Published Book Chapters

Microalgal Biorefineries in Handbook of Microalgae-Based Processes and Products. In Handbook of Microalgae-Based Processes and Products. Eduardo Jacob-Lopes (Ed). Ferreira A, Gouveia L (2020).

Biofertilizers from microalgae in Microalgal Bioengineering. Costa J.A., Mitchell B.G., Benemann J. (Eds). Springer. Gouveia, L.; Acien, A.; Navarro López, E.; Pereira, H.; Barreira, L.; Reis, M.; Varela, J. (2020).

Hypovitaminosis B – Exploiting Lactic Acid Bacteria as Vitamin Factories towards a Prophylactic Approach. In Fermented Foods: Nutrition and Role in Health and Disease. Oliver Kovalyov (Ed); Food and Beverage Consumption and Health Series, Nova Science Publishers. Cláudia Maciel, Mónica Ribeiro, Pedro Cruz and Paula Teixeira (2020).

Future perspectives of microalgae in the food industry. In Handbook of Cultured microalgae for the food industry. Tomas Lafarga & Francisco Gabriel Acién-Fernández (Eds). Elsevier (Academic Press). Ferreira, A.; Costa, M.; Guerra, I.; Silva, J.; Gouveia, L. (2020). 
Combining Microalgae-Based Wastewater Treatment with Biofuel and Bio-Based Production in the Frame of a Biorefinery. In Grand Challenges in Algae Biotechnology. Hallman A., Rampelotto P.H. (Eds.). Springer. Ferreira A., Reis A., Vidovic S., Vladic J., Gkelis S, Melkonyan L., Avetisova G., Congestri R., Acién G., Muñoz R., Collet P., Gouveia L. (2019).