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An overview of marine macroalgae as bioresource
Sudhakar, K.; Mamat, R.; Samykano, M.; Azmi, W.H.; Ishak, W.F.W.; Yusaf, T. (2018). An overview of marine macroalgae as bioresource. Renew. Sust. Energ. Rev. 91: 165-179. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.100
In: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. Elsevier/Elsevier Science: Oxford. ISSN 1364-0321; e-ISSN 1879-0690, more
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Keyword
    Marine/Coastal
Author keywords
    Macroalgae; Biofuels; Bioenergy; Anaerobic digestion

Authors  Top 
  • Sudhakar, K.
  • Mamat, R.
  • Samykano, M.
  • Azmi, W.H.
  • Ishak, W.F.W.
  • Yusaf, T.

Abstract
    Environmental, economic and political pressures have driven the interest towards the search of sustainable feedstock for biofuel production. At present, macroalgae (green, brown and red marine seaweed) is getting growing consideration as an alternative resource for sustainable biomass to produce biofuels, biochemical and food. The unique chemical composition and wide variation in the availability create various opportunities and also challenges for bio-based energy production. Recently, numerous studies have taken place in the exploitation of seaweed as carbon sources for the bioethanol production. Thus, this paper attempts to highlight the characteristics, processing techniques and potential applications of the seaweed. The present review also focuses on recent innovative approaches for the sustainable production of bioenergy from seaweed.

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