Cyanobacterial lipids and profiling have become a tremendous demand due to its applicability for production of biofuels. They also act as maker for identification of isolates. Cyanobacteria possess different photosynthetic pigments like chl-a, phycobili proteins and carotenoids which have substantial commercial applications. Phycobili proteins are the major photosynthetic adjunct pigments of cyanobacteria.
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