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Abstract

Characterization of arsenic concentration in Spirulina platensis from different sources.

Abstract

Comparative study is carried out on the dry weight, the growth (OD560) and the arsenic content of the spirulina powder at different arsenic concentrations for the Spirulina platensis from the alkaline lake of Erdos plateau and the introduced species to find out the characteristics of the arsenic enrichment and analyze the arsenic adaptation and the arsenic resistivity of two species of Spirulina platensis. The results show that the growth of two species of Spirulina platensis is not inhibited, the production of Spirulina platensis from Erdos is higher than the introduced, and the arsenic content of spirulina powder is obviously lower than the introduced at different arsenic concentrations.