Characterisation Of Polysacharides And Lipids From Selected Green Algae Species By FTIR-ATR Spectroscopy

Alica Bartošová 1 , Lenka Blinová 1 , and Kristína Gerulová 1
  • 1 Ing. Alica Bartošová, PhD., Ing. Lenka Blinová, PhD., Ing. Kristína Gerulová, PhD. Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava, Institute of Safety, Environment and Quality, Paulínska 16, 917 24 Trnava, Slovak Republic

Abstract

Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy was used in this study to identify and determine spectral features of Chromochloris zofingiensis (Dönz) Fucíková et L.A. Lewis (SAG 211-14, Gottingen, Germany), Acutodesmus obliguus (Turpin) Hegewald (SAG 276-1, Gottingen, Germany) and Chlorella sorokiniana (K. Brandt) Pröschold et Darienko (SAG 211-40c, Gottingen, Germany). Polysaccharides and lipids from these three algae species were determined using Fourier Transformed Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) with ATR accessory with diamante crystal in spectral range from 400 – 4000 cm−1 and resolution 4.

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