ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

S. Kulandaivel , R. Prakash, R. Anitha and N. Arunnagendran
Post Graduate and Research Unit of Microbiology, Thiagarajar College, Madurai – 625 009. India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2007;1(1):109-112
© The Author(s). 2007
Received: 28/01/2007 | Accepted: 15/02/2007 | Published: 30/04/2007

Spirulina and Oscillatoria algae were used for the synthesis of protein and pigment in synthetic and dairy effluent.  The dairy waste is indeed one of the major sources for pollution. It contains more amount of lactose and milk protein, phosphate, sulphates. The cyanobacteria is very effective treatment of this waste and also grown very fast. The amount of chlorophyll, carotenoid and phycobilin pigments were relatively increase in dairy effluent than synthetic medium.


Spirulina, Oscillatoria, Dairy Effluents, Pigments

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