Microalgal detection by Raman microspectroscopy

Xuan Wei, Dengfei Jie, Joel J. Cuello, Daniel J. Johnson, Zhengjun Qiu, Yong He

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This article reviews some of the recent advances in Raman microspectroscopy applications in areas related to microalgal detection. Strategies based on Raman spectroscopy provide tremendous potential for non-invasive biochemical-composition analysis and imaging of living microalgal cells, in situ and in vivo. Raman microspectroscopy is extremely promising in terms of sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-40
Number of pages8
JournalTrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry
StatePublished - Jan 2014


  • Biochemical-composition analysis
  • Biochemical-composition imaging
  • Density Functional Theory
  • Lipid
  • Microalgal detection
  • Multivariate curve resolution
  • Pigment
  • Raman microspectroscopy
  • Raman spectra
  • Rolling circle filter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy


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