Leveraging Microalgae Metabolism To Produce Natural Food Dyes
Microalgae are photosynthetic organisms that can convert atmospheric CO2 into organic molecules. They represent a renewable and sustainable source of food ingredients including animal-free omega-3, alternative proteins and natural pigments.
Despite this, the discovery of novel compounds with interesting properties remains a challenge. Not least, high throughput automation is required to screen microalgal strains with maximum discovery power.
This application note outlines how microalgal metabolism can be harnessed to produce novel food dyes with an automated screening approach.
Download this app note to discover:
- High-throughput methods for the phenotypic selection of unique colonies
- Approaches that maintain clonal integrity, even during bio-production
- Key steps to ensure that the right colony is picked every time