Banco Español de Algas
Address: Muelle de Taliarte, s/n
City: 35214 Taliarte.Telde. Gran Canaria
Province: Las Palmas
Phone: 34 928 133 290
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
• 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.
• 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
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
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
anti-neurodegenerative diseases
• 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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