Towards sustainable microalgal biomass processing: anaerobic induction of autolytic cell-wall self-ingestion in lipid-rich Nannochloropsis slurries
Ronald Halim, David RA Hill, Eric Hanssen, Paul A Webley, Susan Blackburn, Arthur R Grossman, Clemens Posten, Gregory JO Martin
Green Chemistry | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2019
RH is grateful for the generous supports received from the following funding sources: (1) John Stocker Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2016-2020) from the Science and Industry Endowment Fund (Australia), (2) Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2017-2018) from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany), (3) Early-Career Researcher's Grant (2017) from the University of Melbourne (Australia). The authors would like to thank (1) Lesley Clementson from CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere for carrying out pigment analysis, (2) Zlatan Trifunovic from The University of Melbourne (The Advanced Microscopy Unit) for carrying out TEM sample preparation, (3) Paul Brannon and Dr Andrew Mitchell from The University of Melbourne (the Materials Characterisation and Fabrication Platform, Department of Chemical Engineering) for their assistance and guidance in flow cytometer analysis, (4) Natalja Nazarova from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Institute of Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology) for carrying out agar plating and assisting on axenic cultivation.