Culture Conditions stimulating high γ-Linolenic Acid accumulation by Spirulina platensis

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Ronda, Srinivasa Reddy; Lele, S.S.;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
  • Subject: gamma linolenic acid | light intensity | oil supplementation | temperature | ácido γ-linolênico | intensidade de luz | suplementação com óleo | temperatura

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) production by Spirulina platensis under different stress-inducing conditions was studied. Submerged culture studies showed that low temperature (25ºC), strong light intensity (6 klux) and primrose oil supplement (0.8%w/v) induced 13.2 mg/g, 14... View more
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