Banco Español de Algas
Contact
Address: Muelle de Taliarte, s/n
City: 35214 Taliarte.Telde. Gran Canaria
Province: Las Palmas
Phone: 34 928 133 290
info@marinebiotechnology.org
http://www.marinebiotechnology.org
Mission and Objectives
The Spanish Bank of Algae, is a national R & D + i of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) linked to its Scientific and Technology Park (FPCT) whose basic objectives isolation , identification, characterization, conservation and supply of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
Besides these features,the BEA is intended as a service to facilitate the development of a new sector based bioindustrial cultivation and application of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
Products/Services, Areas of interest for future collaborations/Alliances
OBJECTIVES:
• To offer to companies and R & D institutions a vast biodiversity of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
• Stablish the bases for the development of a new ecosystem-based agro-industrial production of microalgae biomass and bioactive.
MISSION:
• Isolation, identification, characterization, conservation and supply (to companies and institutions) of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
• Conservation of microalgae for business purposes and for bio-industrial patents.
• Training, dissemination and assesment in microalgae biotechnology
SERVICES:
A. Strain identification by microscopy
B. Strain identification by DNA analysis
C. gDNA "à la carte"
D. Strain isolation and purification
E. Patent depository
F. Deposit for maintenance
G. Flow Cytometry
H. International Courses
I. Acceptance of strain donations
PRODUCTS:
A. Strains
• Main catalog
• Axenic strains
• gDNA Strains
• Sequenced DNA strains
B. g-Strains "easy-to-grow"
C. Genomic DNA
D. Culture media and seawater
AREAS OF INTEREST:
anti-neurodegenerative diseases
Anticarcinogenic
• Antioxidant / free radical
• Arteriosclerosis
• Antiallergic
• Anticoagulant
• antihepatotoxic
• Anti-inflammatory
• Cardiovascular
• hypoglycemic
• hypolipidemic
• Bactericide
• Immunostimulant
• Anti-viral /-retroviral (herpes, HIV)
• Anti-osteoporotic
• Anti-mycoplasma (veterinary)
• Cosmetic Dermatology
• natural anti-UV Protectors
• Production of recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies glycosylated
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