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Table 2 Estimation of biodiesel properties based on fatty acid profiles in included and excluded ALA treatments

From: Simultaneous improvement in production of microalgal biodiesel and high-value alpha-linolenic acid by a single regulator acetylcholine

   SV IV DU LCSF CFPP(°C) CN
Included ALA Control 210.9 133.8 122.9 2.6 −8.1 42.1
ACh 211.1 149.1 128.6 2.4 −9.0 38.6
CHOL 210.6 160.2 119.0 4.4 −2.5 36.1
CH 211.43 114.45 56.59 6.6 4.28 46.36
CHCL 210.8 162.5 99.5 3.6 −4.9 35.6
PC 211.2 158.3 100.6 2.6 −8.1 36.5
INN 211.6 100.1 57.7 7.3 6.5 49.5
Excluded ALA Control 212.55 109.71 109.54 3.08 −8.15 47.29
ACh 213.97 114.86 108.93 3.05 −6.89 45.96
CHOL 214.95 109.12 82.4 6.4 3.7 47.2
CH 213.72 73.81 56.59 8.3 9.59 55.22
CHCL 213.08 122.12 63.32 4.94 −0.93 44.43
PC 215.36 108.53 57.67 3.81 −4.5 47.22
INN 212.7 67.68 31.24 8.66 10.73 56.73
  1. Note: ACh: acetylcholine; CHOL: choline; CHCL: choline chloride; CH: choline hydroxide; INN: citicoline; PC: phosphatidylcholine. ALA: alpha-linolenic acid. CN: cetane number; SV: saponification; IV: iodine value; DU: degree of unsaturation; LCSF: long-chain saturation factor; CFPP: cold filter plugging point. No drug treatments were used as control. All data were expressed as the mean of three separate tests.