Extraction of oil from microalgae for biodiesel production: A review.

@article{Halim2012ExtractionOO,
  title={Extraction of oil from microalgae for biodiesel production: A review.},
  author={Ronald Halim and Michael K Danquah and Paul A. Webley},
  journal={Biotechnology advances},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={709-32}
}
The rapid increase of CO(2) concentration in the atmosphere combined with depleted supplies of fossil fuels has led to an increased commercial interest in renewable fuels. Due to their high biomass productivity, rapid lipid accumulation, and ability to survive in saline water, microalgae have been identified as promising feedstocks for industrial-scale production of carbon-neutral biodiesel. This study examines the principles involved in lipid extraction from microalgal cells, a crucial… CONTINUE READING
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