Malaysian researchers looking at red algae for biofuel production

December 24, 2014 |

In Malaysia, researchers at the Algae Research Lab in Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur are working with red algae to determine its suitability as feedstock for ethanol production. The species being tested is native to South Korea. Producing ethanol from agar, a byproduct after the algae is cooked, remains very expensive, however.

 

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