Lipid Production from Nannochloropsis
AbstractMicroalgae are sunlight-driven green cell factories for the production of potential bioactive products and biofuels. Nannochloropsis represents a genus of marine microalgae with high photosynthetic efficiency and can convert carbon dioxide to storage lipids mainly in the form of triacylglycerols and to the ω-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Recently, Nannochloropsis has received ever-increasing interests of both research and public communities. This review aims to provide an overview of biology and biotechnological potential of Nannochloropsis, with the emphasis on lipid production. The path forward for the further exploration of Nannochloropsis for lipid production with respect to both challenges and opportunities is also discussed. View Full-Text
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Ma, X.-N.; Chen, T.-P.; Yang, B.; Liu, J.; Chen, F. Lipid Production from Nannochloropsis. Mar. Drugs 2016, 14, 61.
Ma X-N, Chen T-P, Yang B, Liu J, Chen F. Lipid Production from Nannochloropsis. Marine Drugs. 2016; 14(4):61.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ma, Xiao-Nian; Chen, Tian-Peng; Yang, Bo; Liu, Jin; Chen, Feng. 2016. "Lipid Production from Nannochloropsis." Mar. Drugs 14, no. 4: 61.
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