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Journal : Jurnal Riset Kimia

Pengaruh Pemberian Variasi pH terhadap Produksi Trigliserida Total dan Komposisi Asam Lemak dari Chlorella Vulgaris Air Tawar Rahmadani Wulandari; Abdi Dharma; Syafrizayanti Syafrizayanti
Jurnal Riset Kimia Vol. 10 No. 2 (2019): September
Publisher : Universitas Andalas

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25077/jrk.v10i2.316


Chlorella vulgaris is a microalgae that has high lipid content and potential as raw material for biofuel production. This study aims are to determine the effect of pH on growth, lipid production and fatty acid composition of C. vulgaris by using Growmore 32-10-10 fertilizer as a culture medium. Microalgae were cultured in medium Growmore 32-10-10 for 10 days. Afterward, pH of medium was varied into pH 5, 7, 8.2 and 9 and continued cultivate for 3 days. C. vulgaris cultured at pH 8.2 which is a control pH reached optimum growths. The GC-MS analysis for lipid productivity of C. vulgaris was 0.5020 g/L/day and 0.2902 g/L/day for microalgae grew at pH 8.2 and 9, respectively. Cultures at pH 8.2 and 9 produce methyl hexadecanoate, methyl 9-octadecanoate, methyl octadecanoate, methyl 9,12-octadecadienoate, methyl 9,11-octadecadienoate. Additional fatty acid methyl nonadecanoate was also found in C. vulgaris grew at pH 9. The low and high pH stress of C. vulgaris culture medium did not affect culture growth but altered lipid production and fatty acid composition.
Pemurnian Fikosianin dari Spirulina platensis dengan Metode Liquid Biphasic Flotation (LBF) dan Penentuan Aktivitas Antioksidannya Cori Yolanda Elise; Syafrizayanti Syafrizayanti; Marniati Salim
Jurnal Riset Kimia Vol. 12 No. 2 (2021): September
Publisher : Universitas Andalas

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.25077/jrk.v12i2.412


Phycocyanin from Spirulina platensis (S. Platensis) is a pigment-complex protein belong to the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family. The pigments have high economic value as a natural blue dye as well as the source of antioxidants and anticancer. Production of pure natural phycocyanin remains in high demand. Therefore, this study aimed to obtain phycocyanin with high purity values using modified liquid biphasic flotation (LBF) system and tested for DPPH (1,1-diphenyl-2-pycrilhydrazil) radical scavenging activity. This study produced high purity phycocyanin with purification fold 3.041 ± 0.04 and recovery yields approximately about 70.881%. Purified phycocyanin showed scavenging activity with IC50 of   338.585 mg/mL. Thus, the LBF system yielded high purity phycocyanin pigments.