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Table 2 Biodiesel properties produced by Meyerozyma caribbica SSA1654 in comparison with those of olive oil and the international biodiesel standard EN 14,214

From: Could termites be hiding a goldmine of obscure yet promising yeasts for energy crisis solutions based on aromatic wastes? A critical state-of-the-art review

Biodiesel properties M. caribbica SSA1654 Olive oil EN 14214
Long chain saturated factor (%, wt) 3.34 4.2 Not specified
Kinematic viscosity (mm2/s) 3.98 4.5 3.5–5.0
Iodine value (gI2/100 g) 92.37 84.0  ≤ 120
Cetane number 52.32 57.0  ≥ 51
Saponification value (mg KOH) 199.4 Not determined Not specified
Linolenic acid (C18:3) 4.07 0.6  ≤ 12
Degree of unsaturation (%, wt) 95.85 92.7 Not specified
Density (g/cm3) 0.88 Not specified 0.86–0.9
Oxidation stability (h) 8.3 3.3  ≥ 6
  1. Data obtained from Ali et al. [2]