Academia de Stiinte a Moldovei

Research methods

• Methods of cultivation of microalgae and cyanobacteria.
• Methods for determining the productivity of microalgae and cyanobacteria (gravimetric, photocolorimeters)
• Adapted and optimized spectrophotometric methods for determining the biochemical composition of microalgae biomass (protein, carbohydrates, lipids, pigments, phenols)
• The method for extracting biologically active compounds (protein, lipid and lipid fractions, pigments) from microalgae biomass
• Gas-liquid chromatography methods and thin layer chromatography of lipids and fatty acids determination.
• Methods for determining nonspecific antioxidant activity (DPPH test, ABTS, Prieto)
• Methods for determining the antioxidant activity (low density lipoprotein oxidation test.)
• Methods for planning experiments and statistical processing of data