Z Zayadan B., Sadvakasova А., Usserbayeva A., Bayzhigitova A., Sarsekeyeva F. Prospects of using cyanobacteria for biodiesel production

Al-Farabi Kazakh national university, Almaty, Kazakhstan *E-mail: zbolatkhan@gmail.com

Abstract

Increasing growth of world costs on petroleum and growing deficiency of petroleum products leadto necessity of using alternative motor fuels. Thus, technology of using cyanobacteria as raw material forfuel production has one of the central place among tools of modern alternative energetics, because theyare considered as more effective biological producers of natural hydrocarbons in the form of fatty acids.This allows observing it as a unique renewable biomass source, which is suitable for rapid conversionto biodiesel.Nowadays, creation of such technology is actual and prospective; additionally it presents a greatinterest for development of alternative energetics. This article generalize literature data about problemsof introducing the alternative “green” technologies and development on new field of industry – bioenergetics, about perspectives and possibilities of biofuel from photosynthetic microorganisms and theirpreference among conventional sources of raw material. There are also data of experimental works onscreening of potential producers, optimization of cultivation of cyanobacteria for increasing the yield ofend product. In addition, possible ways of increasing efficiency of their energetical using with the help ofgenetic engineering methods are reviewed. The main stages of technology of biodiesel fuel productionfrom phototrophic microorganisms are described and results of scientific investigations in this area, conducted in the framework of scientific-research projects on the basis al-Farabi Kazakh National Universityare presented.Key words: biofuels, biodiesel, microalgae, cyanobacteria, fatty acids, lipids.
Published
2017-11-04
How to Cite
. Z Zayadan B., Sadvakasova А., Usserbayeva A., Bayzhigitova A., Sarsekeyeva F. Prospects of using cyanobacteria for biodiesel production. Eurasian Journal of Ecology, [S.l.], v. 50, n. 1, p. 4-14, nov. 2017. ISSN 2617-7358. Available at: <http://bulletin-ecology.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-eco/article/view/749>. Date accessed: 27 may 2019.
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REVIEW ARTICLES