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Medical uses of algae
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Medical uses of Algae Table of Contents Chapter No Particulars. Page No 1 Introduction 1 2 Microalgae’s products and their biological activities 4 3 Macroalgae’s products and their biological activities 10 4 Antibiotics and other medicines 11 5 Preventive effect of Spirulina maxima on fatty liver development by carbon tetrachloride 13 6 Algae as anti-carcinogenic 15 7 Alage in Chinese medicine 15 8 Nueroprotective products 15 9 New Drugs 16 10 Nutraceuticals 17 11 Carotenoids 18 12 Vermifuge activity 18 13 Conclusion 19 References 20 1.
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Medical uses of algae
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The term “algae” a Latin term for seaweed, is a broad description to include a variety of phyla that fit the general description in terms of morphology and general physiology. As very simple organisms, they have no roots, stems and leaves. Their sexual organs are not found… They include both prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Algae both live and dead are being used…
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Algae Production For Biofuel
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Algae Production for Biofuel With the exhaustion of fossil fuels in the future a stark reality, research into alternative sources of energy has become an obsession in the international scientific community. Desperation to keep running the technological machinery developed in the last century has forced mankind to look at renewable natural resources which offer promise to yield some semblance of the fuels in current usage.…
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Cylyndrospermospis (CYN) Algae
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Cylyndrospermospis Name Institution Area of study Cyanobacteria (or blue-green algae) are very abundant in fresh and saline waters worldwide that produce toxin called Cylindrospermopsin. When these toxins are present in aquatic hinterlands, seafood harvested from there may present health hazards to consumers.… The paper analyses the risk of Cylindrospermopsin…
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The use of Algae in the Mediterranean
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Algae as a biofuel source for sustainable energy management Introduction Biomas as a renewable energy source can be used for producing biofuel by converting biological organisms or matters into other forms of energy. Biomas power plants use materials like wood and bagasse.… Biodiesel is produced from oils and fats of animals and vegetables such as sunflower…
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Molecular Identification of DMS-Producing Bacteria Isolated from Marine Algae
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Dimethylsulfide is recognized as the predominant form of sulfur liberated from the oceans to the atmosphere, representing a fundamental compound to the global sulfur cycle. Several studies have indicated that DMS emission demonstrates a significant effect on the magnitude of the earth’s cloud cover, influencing the planet’s climate in the process.… This study…
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Molecular Identification of DMS-Producing Bacteria Isolated from Marine Algae
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It is a great pleasure to be able to complete this dissertation with the best possible means and under the best possible supervision. The assistance, help and guidance of many people went into bringing my attempts to fruition.… Michael Steinke, for his unfailing and relentless support, and insightful remarks. His guidance in the conception and interpretation…
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Issues of Co-location of Fischer-Tropsch and Algae Plants in Alternative Jet Fuel Production
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In the given case, the case interview is intended to ask questions related to Fischer-Tropsch and Algae oil production co-location issues. It is evident that in order to get… This is so because once contacted, the experts get enough time to respond to the questions when they find it convenient. The first people to be approached to collect information are…
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Environmental Microbiology
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According to Lenntech.com (1) algae is a large group of organisms which are different and also from different phylogenetic groups and representing several taxonomic divisions; they can either be unicellular or multi cellular. Algae are plant like organisms which carry out… The reason as to why they are considered together is for human convenience and not as a…
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Writing assignment
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The rising cost of fuel that has a worsening effect to the worldwide economy led me to be interested in possible alternatives that are sustainable and economically viable. In the process, I found that there are already government projects designed to augment the need for oil… But I think use of algae as a biofuel among the alternatives is the most economical…
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Coral Reefs in the Philippines and the trophic levels and organism localization and interaction specific to this area
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Ideally, this is one of the greatest hotspots for marine life diversity. Despite being very tiny organisms, it is evident that… From the lowest level to the higher level, organisms feed on each other, with the latter being decomposers that break down the tertiary consumers into components used by the producers for their growth (Alex, 2009). This ideally means…
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PROJECT DESCRIPTION
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Evidently, Caledonian Road Canal is a pleasant site, which many people tend to use as a mode of travel and leisure. The canal runs through the whole of Camden borough with a towpath on either side for… Particularly, I focused on the water conditions, depth, and flow. The experimental research took various routes; however, my first observational study was the…
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Coral bleaching
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Coral bleaching also represents the reduction of the algal pigments which results to bleached reef corals or having a white appearance.… The coral bleaching was first noticed in the 1980’s and since then the reef has been experiencing frequent and repetitive mass bleaching. Though salinity has been effectively prominent, there is also presence of toxic…
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Primary productivity
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Carbon is assimilated into the plants tissues in the form of carbohydrates with the concomitant release of oxygen according to the following equation: The oxygen released is dissolved in water to… time by calculating the amount of oxygen produced which is directly proportional the amount of carbon bound to organic compounds such as carbohydrates in…
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The Kingdoms of Organisms
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Life started off on the planet with simplest form and gradually with evolution and passage of time new species derived from these simple forms, creating more than 1.8 million species of various kinds. Based on resemblances or variations of characteristics, species are classified… In this classification viruses, the connecting link between the living and the…
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However, this may not be so because oil spills from oil mining affects aquatic life negatively. Exposing corals to a high amount of… Harmful algal blooms are uncontrolled breeding of algae in the aquatic environment. Some produce harmful chemicals in lakes or oceans, but even non-toxic blooms are also harmful to the environment. Harmful algal bloom produces…
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GREAT BARRIER REEF
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This is an area that has been depicted to have considerable ecological significance. This has led to its development into a world heritage area and a marine park. It has also been recognized to be an… The seabird nesting failures are also evidence on the impact of the climate related events on the coral reef system. The failures were observed between 2002 and…
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Introduction
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Introduction Coral Reefs: Coral reefs are the most diverse and beautiful of marine habitats and are also known as "Rainforests" of the ocean. The formation of reef structures is aided by algae that are symbiotic with reef-building corals, known as zooxanthellae, Coralline algae, sponges, and other organisms.… Coral reefs are found in about 100 countries and…
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Outlining and Identifying the Characteristics of the Flora and Fauna
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The presence of different flora and fauna species on a rocky shore are dependent on the tidal water level, chemical balance and interactions with other species in each zone along its profile (Denny, M.W. Gaines, and S.D. 2007). Each organism found in this habitat has a different adaptation to increase survival levels in environments with harsh extremes. …
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Eutrophication
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Eutrophication is a complex process which occurs in both fresh and marine waters, due to excessive development if certain type of algae which disturb the aquatic ecosystems and becomes a threat for animal and human health. Its primary cause is the excessive concentration of plant nutrients which originate from agriculture and sewage treatment.… The Eutrophic…
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A report to outline and identify the characteristics of the flora and fauna of a rocky shore profile at Rhosneigr, Wales
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The presence of different flora and fauna species on a rocky shore are dependent on the tidal water level, chemical balance and interactions with other species in each zone along its profile (Denny, M.W. Gaines, and S.D. 2007). Each organism found in this habitat has a different… The organisms here have adaptations to cope with high exposure to air and…
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What Is and What Is Not Science
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An essay "What Is and What Is Not Science" specializes that both methods of natural science and methods of social sciences involve the use of experiments and observations. Natural science methods are mainly quantitative whereas social science methods are both quantitative and qualitative.… To be alive requires breathing; it is to inhale oxygen and exhale…
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Geology cpr essay
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It is estimated that the banded iron formation is included in the list of the oldest rocks formation. (Nik 532) estimates that the rock was formed over 3000 million… The banded iron deposited in these areas are said to have the biggest economic values and hence mining is quite economical, (Kesler, Stephen 443) During the formation of the banded iron, the…
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Coral-crustacean Mutualisms
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A positive correlation is the determining factor in the above cooperation. Furthermore, two entities that need each other for survival and prosperity hold the name symbiosis. Essentially,… Eventually this leads to more production of the algae since it reduces the predation of placida on the algae. Ultimately, the algae get protection from placida. Notably, he…
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Symbiotic Relationship
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Symbiotic relationship entails two entities that benefit from each other in a mutual way. A positive correlation is the determining factor in the above cooperation. Furthermore, two entities that need each other for survival and prosperity hold the name symbiosis. … Essentially, this relationship puts emphasis on giving equal effort, since the long-term…
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