BS EN 17399-2020 Algae and algae products – Terms and definitions.
This document defines the terms related to functions, products, and properties of algae and algae products. In order to better pack the methodologies, algae are regarded as a functional group of orga nisms consisting of microalgae, macroalgae, cyanobacteria and Labyri nthulomycetes.
2 Normative references
There are no normative references in this document.
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
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3.1 algae biorefinery
facility that integrates algae biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce a spectrum of bio-based products (food, feed, chemicals, materials) and bioenergy (biofuels, power and/or heat)
ISOLJRCE: International Energy Agency Bioenergy. Task 42 — Biorefining in a Circular Economy.I
3.2 algae oil
glyceridic fraction of lipids derived from algae
3.3 algae strain
population of unicellular/pluricellular organisms of a single algae species, all descended from the entirety/or a part of an organism or several organisms, being synonymous with a monoclonal culture and a genetic representative of a single algae species
NOTE This definition Includes sexual and asexual reproduction.
3.4 amino acid
organic molecule that consist of a basic amino group (—NH2), an acidic carboxyl group (—COOH), and an organic R group (or side chain) that is unique to each amino acid
NOTE in this context the term amino acid is short for a-amino laipha-aminol carboxylic acid. Each molecule contains a central carbon atom, called the a-carbon, to which both an amino and a carboxyl group are attached.
3.5 artificial light
photons from a source other than the sun
EXAMPLE fluorescent light and LEDs
Note I to entry: The energy to produce light could come from a mix of sources that can range from fossil fuels, nuclear plants and renewable and sustainable sources, such as wind, photovoltaics, biomass, etc.
Note 2 to entry: Energy consumed and emissions associated with this should be accounted for in the assessment of the susta inability.BS EN 17399 pdf download.