Publication: Vol.9 No.4, Issue of July 15, 2006

Author(s): Dr Deepa Kachroo Tiku

The health benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) has spurred interest in their commercial production. Microalgae have been an attractive source of PUFA (Benemann et al. 1987) due to their inherently high PUFA content, de novo biosynthetic capabilities, amenability to genetic manipulation, as well as to.