128. Fatty acids-carotenoid complex: An effective anti-TB agent from the chlorella growth factor-extracted spent biomass of Chlorella vulgaris

T.S. Kumar, A. Josephine, T. Sreelatha, V.N. Azger Dusthackeer, B. Mahizhaveni, G. Dharani, R. Kirubagaran, S. Raja Kumar, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, (2019) DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2019.112392


The present explorative attempt is to isolate the biomolecules of pharmacological importance from the marine microalgae, Chlorella vulgaris, and to evaluate its effect on the ever dreadful disease, Tuberculosis. The study is also aimed to develop an economically feasible methodology for by-products extraction from microalgae.