The prospects of biodiesel from microalgae

  • B. Zayadan Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • S. Purton University College London
  • А. Sadvakasova Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • А. Userbayeva Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Y. De


Highly productive Chlorella sp. C-2m strain was received, which in future can be used as a source of lipids for biodiesel production.


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How to Cite
ZAYADAN, B. et al. The prospects of biodiesel from microalgae. International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], n. 4, p. 42-45, dec. 2012. ISSN 2409-370X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 apr. 2019.


highly productive; microalgae; biodiesel production