The Influence of Abiotic Factors on the Induction of Seaweed Callus

Tirtawijaya, Gabriel and Negara, Bertoka Fajar Surya Perwira and Lee, Jin-Hwa and Cho, Man-Gi and Kim, Hye Kyung and Choi, Yun-Sik and Lee, Sang-Hoon and Choi, Jae-Suk (2022) The Influence of Abiotic Factors on the Induction of Seaweed Callus. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 10 (4). p. 513. ISSN 2077-1312

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Seaweeds are a major source of functional foods, nutraceuticals, and pharmaceuticals. Seaweed can be sustainably harvested through callus culture, which yields homogenous cells and bioproducts under controlled conditions. Callus induction is a crucial early step in callus culture and is influenced by several abiotic factors. This review aims to discuss the influence of abiotic factors on callus induction in seaweeds, a prerequisite for the application and development of seaweed callus culture. We used three online databases (Springer, Science Direct, and Wiley) to search for the literature on seaweed callus induction published between 1987 and 2020. Thirty-three articles for review were identified and analyzed using the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. The analysis covers 56 seaweed species (3% Chlorophyta, 44% Phaeophyta, and 53% Rhodophyta) under various abiotic treatments, including light irradiance (23%), temperature (15%), media type (21%), plant growth regulators (26%), gelling conditions (9%), and other factors (6%). The information on these abiotic factors is intended to be a practical reference and to foster the further study of the callus culture of seaweed. More studies are needed to determine how to maintain and increase callus mass in suspension culture for the industrial production of seaweed and its metabolites.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: seaweed; callus induction; abiotic factors; micropropagation; tissue culture
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Faculty of Technobiology > Department of Biology
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2022 02:02
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2022 02:02

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