Potential Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Microalgae

Noer Abyor , Handayani, and Dessy , Ariyanti, and Hady , Hadiyanto (2011) Potential Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from Microalgae. International Journal of Science and Engineering, 2 (1). pp. 13-16. ISSN 20865023

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Abstract

Currently, public awareness of healthcare importance increase. Polyunsaturated fatty acid is an essential nutrition for us, such arachidonic acid, docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid. The need of Polyunsaturated fatty acid generally derived from fish oil, but fish oil has a high risk chemical contamination. Microalgae are single cell microorganism, one of Phaeodactylum tricornutum which have relatively high content of eicosapentaenoic acid (29,8%). Biotechnology market of Polyunsaturated fatty acid is very promising for both foods and feeds, because the availability of abundant raw materials and suitable to develop in the tropics. This literature review discusses about the content of Polyunsaturated fatty acid in microalgae, omega-3, omega-6, Polyunsaturated fatty acid production processes, and applications in public health

Item Type:Article
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering > Department of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering > Department of Chemical Engineering
ID Code:36244
Deposited By:teknik kimia
Deposited On:03 Oct 2012 14:24
Last Modified:03 Oct 2012 14:24

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