Spirulina is a multicellular and filamentous blue-green microalga that is part of the genera Spirulina and Arthrospira and contains about 15 species. Of these, Arthrospira platensis is the most common and widely available spirulina and most published studies and public health decisions refer to this particular species and became famous after it was successfully used by NASA as a space food supplement for space travel. it grows and grows in water, can be harvested and processed easily. Spirulina cultivation requires adequate air, agitation and light energy to improve biomass yield, cell production, growth rate, and protein content. It has a very high content of macro and micronutrients, essential amino acids, proteins, fats, Vitamins, minerals and anti-Oxidants. It also has a very high content of vitamin B12, a good source of beta-carotene, iron, calcium and calcium. phosphorus. One gram of Spirulina protein is equivalent to one pound of various vegetables. In recent years, spirulina has attracted scientific attention, not only for its various health benefits, but also for its limited level of understanding of the mechanisms of its various components. Since being a 'complete source of protein, spirulina and its components have been shown to have beneficial effects on a wide range of human health indicators ranging from malnutrition to antioxidant substances. Important growth parameters have been researched to improve Spirulina biomass production with quality and capacity by default. This review provides useful information on the effective planting technology of Spirulina. Bulk plantings and new structures are needed to supplement the normal diet with a Spirulina-based protein program.
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Tushar N. Sonawane, Vinit S. Khairnar, Rushikesh R. Chaudhari. A Review Article on ‘Spirulina’. Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2023; 13(2):180-4. doi: 10.52711/2231-5659.2023.00031
Tushar N. Sonawane, Vinit S. Khairnar, Rushikesh R. Chaudhari. A Review Article on ‘Spirulina’. Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2023; 13(2):180-4. doi: 10.52711/2231-5659.2023.00031 Available on: https://ajpsonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-2-17
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