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Title: Subcritical water extraction of lipids from wet algal biomass

Methods of lipid extraction from biomass, in particular wet algae, through conventionally heated subcritical water, and microwave-assisted subcritical water. In one embodiment, fatty acid methyl esters from solids in a polar phase are further extracted to increase biofuel production.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1250461
Report Number(s):
9,328,310
13/936,874
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003046
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jul 08
Research Org:
Arrowhead Center, Inc., Las Cruces, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES