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Table 1 Chemical composition of Nannochloropsis salina (NS1) and lipid-extracted residue (NS2)

From: Mechanism, kinetics and microbiology of inhibition caused by long-chain fatty acids in anaerobic digestion of algal biomass

Composition NS1 NS2
Algal lipid (%) 37.2 11.8
Carbohydrates (%) 11.5 17.0
Protein (%) 17.2 26.7
Unknown (%) 27.2 34.1
VS/TS (%) 93.0 89.7