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POTENSI SPIRULINA

Pangkey, Henneke (2009) POTENSI SPIRULINA. Jurnal Perikanan dan Kelautan Tropis, V (3). pp. 92-97. ISSN 1411-9234

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    Abstract

    Spirulina is a bluegreen algae, found in spiral-shape. For these microorganisms cell division occurs by binary fission. Since this material contains chlorophyll a, like higher plants, its classification as an algae belongs to Chyanophyceae class; but it is also as a bacterium due to its prokaryotic structure. Aztecs exploited this microorganism as human food. Its chemical composition includes proteins (55%-70%), carbohydrates (15%-25%), essential fatty acids (18%), vitamins, minerals and pigments like carotenes, chlorophyll a and phycocyanin. Due to its nutritious profile, Spirulina is considered as an excellent food for mankind.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spirulina, Spirulina cultivation, benefits of Spirulina.
    Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
    Divisions: Fakultas Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan > Budidaya Perairan
    Depositing User: Steven Ch. Kaunang
    Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2012 16:55
    Last Modified: 16 Apr 2012 16:55
    URI: http://repo.unsrat.ac.id/id/eprint/136

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