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Table 3 FA compositions of extracted lipids from three species of microalgae

From: Rapid transesterification of micro-amount of lipids from microalgae via a micro-mixer reactor

FA Chaetoceros sp. Chlorella Vulgaris Nannochloropsis
±10 % variation BR MR-300 ±10 % variation BR MR-300 ±10 % variation BR MR-300
C14:0 32.2–39.4 35.8 ± 0.1 35.7 ± 0.2 1.4–1.7 1.5 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.3 5.3–6.4 5.9 ± 0.1 6 ± 0
C16:0 10.2–12.5 11.3 ± 0 11.8 ± 0 35.8–43.7 39.8 ± 0.2 39.9 ± 0.2 24.6–30 27.3 ± 0.1 28 ± 0.7
C16:1n7 22.7–27.8 25.2 ± 0.2 25.1 ± 0.1     21.5–26.2 23.8 ± 0.2 23.9 ± 0.1
C16:2n4 6.7–8.2 7.4 ± 0.1 7.3 ± 0       
C16:3n4 5.6–6.8 6.2 ± 0 6.1 ± 0.1 4–4.8 4.4 ± 0 4.4 ± 0.1    
C18:0 1.2–1.5 1.3 ± 0 1.5 ± 0 8.6–10.5 9.5 ± 0.1 9.8 ± 0.1 1.1–1.4 1.3 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.1
C18:1n9 0.9–1.1 1 ± 0.1 1.3 ± 0.1 19–23.2 21.1 ± 0.1 20.8 ± 0.1 3.9–4.8 4.3 ± 0 4.8 ± 0.2
C18:1n7 1.1–1.4 1.2 ± 0.1 1.3 ± 0 1.3–1.6 1.5 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.1 0 0 0
C18:2n6 0.8–1 0.9 ± 0 0.9 ± 0 13.4–16.3 14.8 ± 0.1 14.4 ± 0.1 2–2.5 2.2 ± 0 2.4 ± 0
C18:3n3     6.7–8.1 7.4 ± 0 7.2 ± 0.1    
C18:5n3          
C20:4n6 2–2.5 2.3 ± 0 2.2 ± 0     3.8–4.6 4.2 ± 0.2 4.2 ± 0.1
C20:5n3 6.5–7.9 7.2 ± 0.1 6.7 ± 0     27.9–34.1 31 ± 0.2 29.3 ± 0.9