Collection and Screening of Microalgae for Lipid Production

Sara Havig

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


Themotolerant microalgae were selected from an existing culture collection and isolated from hot spring areas of Yellowstone National Park. Several of them grew at 35 degrees celsius, although only one grew at much better than 1 doubling per day.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages44
StatePublished - 1987

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Department of Microbiology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

NREL Publication Number

  • SERI/SR-510-15388


  • algae
  • aquatic species program
  • hot springs
  • lipid production
  • lipids
  • microalgae
  • mixed algal cultures
  • Yellowstone National Park


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