Betatene publications

By March 26th, 2014

The following publications detail the work involved in the establishment of Australia’s β-carotene Industry.


Curtain CC, Snook H, 1982, ‘Method for harvesting algae’, Australian Patent 5,490,541, US Patent 4,554,390.


Curtain CC, 2000, ‘The growth of Australia’s β-carotene industry’. Australasian Biotechnology ,10:19-23.

Curtain CC, West SM, Schlipalius L, 1987, ‘Manufacture of carotene from the salt lake alga Dunaliella salina; the scientific and technical background.’ Aust J Biotech, 1:41-51.

Curtain CC, Looney FD, Regan DL, Ivancic NM, 1983, ‘Changes in the ordering of lipids in the membrane of Dunaliella in response to osmotic-pressure changes. An  e.s.r. study.’ Biochem J, 213:131-136.

Regan DL, Gartside G, 1983, ‘Liquid Fuels from Microalgae’, CSIRO, Melbourne.