CHEMICAL PROFILE OF SELECTED SPECIES OF MICROALGAE WITH EMPHASIS ON LIPIDS 1

@article{BenAmotz1985CHEMICALPO,
  title={CHEMICAL PROFILE OF SELECTED SPECIES OF MICROALGAE WITH EMPHASIS ON LIPIDS 1},
  author={Ami Ben-Amotz and Thomas G. Tornabene and William H. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={1985},
  volume={21}
}
The lipid profile of seven species of unicellular eukaryotic microalgae grown under controlled conditions was studied with emphasis on the hydrocarbons and the fatty acids as part of a search for oil‐producing algae. Green, slow‐growing colonies of Botryococcus braunii Kutz contained the highest lipid content of 45% based on the organic weight, with an increase to 55% under nitrogen deficiency and with no effect of sodium chloride stress. Ankistrodesmus sp. Thomas, Dunaliella spp., Isochrysis… Expand
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