• Bioactive peptides from microalgae: Focus on anti-cancer and immunomodulating activity 

      Skjånes, Kari; Aesoy, Reidun; Herfindal, Lars; Skomedal, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-03)
      In addition to the rapidly expanding field of using microalgae for food and feed, microalgae represent a tremendous potential for new bioactive compounds with health-promoting effects. One field where new therapeutics is ...
    • Design and construction of a photobioreactor for hydrogen production, including status in the field 

      Skjånes, Kari; Andersen, Uno; Heidorn, Torsten; Borgvang, Stig (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Several species of microalgae and phototrophic bacteria are able to produce hydrogen under certain conditions. A range of different photobioreactor systems have been used by different research groups for lab-scale hydrogen ...
    • First Apocarotenoids Profiling of Four Microalgae Strains 

      Zoccali, Mariosimone; Giuffrida, Daniele; Salafia, Fabio; Socaciu, Carmen; Skjånes, Kari; Dugo, Paola; Mondello, Luigi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-06)
      Both enzymatic or oxidative carotenoids cleavages can often occur in nature and produce a wide range of bioactive apocarotenoids. Considering that no detailed information is available in the literature regarding the ...
    • Mikroalgers potensial som proteinkilde i fôr til storfe og gris. Selvberging i den nye bioøkonomien 

      Skjånes, Kari (NIBIO Rapport;1(62), Research report, 2015-12-11)
      Behovet for vegetabilsk protein til dyrefôr i norsk landbruk, blir per i dag ikke dekket av norskprodusert protein, og norsk kjøtt og melkeproduksjon er i dag avhengig av import. Totalt er 44% av ingrediensene til norsk ...
    • Starch Rich Chlorella vulgaris: High-Throughput Screening and Up-Scale for Tailored Biomass Production 

      Carnovale, Giorgia; Rosa, Filipa; Shapaval, Volha; Dzurendova, Simona; Kohler, Achim; Wicklund, Trude; Horn, Svein Jarle; Barbosa, Maria J.; Skjånes, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-28)
      The use of microalgal starch has been studied in biorefinery frameworks to produce bioethanol or bioplastics, however, these products are currently not economically viable. Using starch-rich biomass as an ingredient in ...