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Production of DHA Rich Algae biomass as Cattle Feed Supplement to Enhance Milk Quality

Grant Information

  • Project ID: 017
  • Project Status: Complete

2007

  • Principal Investigator(s): Chen, S.
  • Investigator(s): Chi, Z.
  • Grant Amount: $20,000
  • 2007 Progress Report

2008

  • Principal Investigator(s): Chen, S.
  • Investigator(s): Chi, Z.
  • Grant Amount: $20,000
  • 2008 Progress Report

Publications

Chi, Zhanyou, Yan Liu, Craig Frear, Shulin Chen. 2009. Study of a two-stage growth of DHA

producing marine algae Schizochytrium limacinum SR21 with shifting dissolved oxygen level. Applied

Microbiology and Biotechnology, 81:1141-1148.

Additional Funds Leveraged

Washington Potato Commission, 2007-2008, $30,000

Impacts

The research project has resulted in a technology for which a patent was applied and pending. This research has also provided the base for the research team to initiate an algae fuel research program.