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

CSANR Project 017

Status: Complete

Annual Entries

2007

Principal Investigator: Shulin Chen
Additional Investigator: Zhanyou Chi
Progress Report: http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu/pdfs/P1821.pdf
Grant Amount: $20,000

2008

Principal Investigator: Shulin Chen
Additional Investigator: Zhanyou Chi
Progress Report: http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu/pdfs/P1818.pdf
Grant Amount: $20,000

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 and Outcomes

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.