Second Generation Biofuels: High-Efficiency Microalgae for Biodiesel Production

@article{Schenk2008SecondGB,
  title={Second Generation Biofuels: High-Efficiency Microalgae for Biodiesel Production},
  author={Peer M. Schenk and Skye R. Thomas-Hall and Evan Stephens and Ute C. Marx and Jan H. Mussgnug and Clemens Posten and Olaf Kruse and Ben Hankamer},
  journal={BioEnergy Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={20-43}
}
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