Biohydrogen Production from Microalgae: An Enzyme Perspective

  • Ayse Kose
  • Suphi S. OncelEmail author


Biological hydrogen production from microbial origins especially from microalgal species has been an attractive source for the world to compensate the extreme fuel consumption of civilized population. The attribution of biohydrogen production is thought to be effective on macroscale considering global energy market; however there exist lots of biochemical reactions in a single cell to produce hydrogen. From this point of view, the aim of this chapter is to highlight the enzymes responsible for biohydrogen production in microalgae and to discuss enzymatic reactions focusing on cell dynamics, metabolism, structure, function, and challenges regarding sustainable biohydrogen production.


Hydrogen Production PSII Reaction Center Biohydrogen Production Microalgal Species Maturation Protein 
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