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Pengaruh Jarak Penyekat dalam Fotobioreaktor Tubular terhadap Pertumbuhan Kultur Mikroalga Ankistrodesmus convulutus Chrismadha, Tjandra; Rustiani, Tenni; Rosidah, Rosidah; Mardiati, Yayah
Biota : Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu-Ilmu Hayati Vol 12, No 1 (2007): February 2007
Publisher : Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (337.514 KB) | DOI: 10.24002/biota.v12i1.2530

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A series of partition was constructed inside a vertical tubular photobioreactor to control the culture distribution in obtaining intermittent exposure to light area in the surface of the tubular column. A microalga, Ankistrodesmus convulutus, was grown in a batch mode in the reactor with PHM medium, light sources of fluorescent lamp 3 x 40 watt (I = 5.500 lux on the surface of the tubular) and room temperature of 27 ? 310C. The experiment was carried out to study the influence of partition density which was constructed at varied distance, which were 1, 2 and 3 inch on the growth and biochemical composition of the alga. A vertical tubular photobioreactor without partition was applied as the control. The partition density did not significantly affect the optical density achievement of the culture, but it significantly affected the biomass and chlorophyll concentration, as well as the protein/carbohydrate ratio of the culture. It is believed that the intermittent exposure of algal cell to the light area leads to sincronization of the light and dark reaction of the photosynthesis, as well as to vapor the catalitic proccesses to develop the functional cell structure.
PENGARUH KONSENTRASI NITROGEN DAN FOSFOR TERHADAP PERTUMBUHAN, KANDUNGAN PROTEIN, KARBOHIDRAT DAN FIKOSIANIN PADA KULTUR SPIRULINAFUSIFORMIS Chrismadha, Tjandra; Panggabean, Lily M; Mardiati, Yayah
BERITA BIOLOGI Vol 8, No 3 (2006)
Publisher : Research Center for Biology-Indonesian Institute of Sciences

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.14203/beritabiologi.v8i3.792

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An experiment was carried out to find out the optimum nitrogen and phosphorous concentration for growth and phycocyanin production in Spirulina fusiformis culture. The cultures were grown in Zarouk medium at various nitrogen and phosphorous concentrations, which were 0.0 mM N, 7.5 mM N, 15.0 mM N, 22.5 mM N, and 30.0 mM N, as well as 0 raM P, 90 mM P, 180 mM P, 270 mM P, and 360 mM P, with four replications each. The result shows that optimal growth of the alga, which is expressed in terms of the biomass yield, was achieved at nitrogen and phosphorous concentration of 7.5 mM and 270 mM, respectively.At the same time, the highest phycocyanin content was obtained at nitrogen concentration of 22.5 mM, which was 1,2% of the biomass, and phosphorous concentration of 360 mM, which was 1.1% of the biomass. According to this result, it is suggested the optimum concentration of nitrogen and phosphorous in the media of Spirulina culture for phycocyanin production is 22.5 mM and 360 mM, respectively.