Journal of Applied Phycology

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 933–934

Concerns over the reporting of inconsistent data on fatty acid composition for microalgae of the genus Nannochloropsis (Eustigmatophyceae)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory, French Associates Institute of Agriculture and Biotechnology, J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert ResearchBen-Gurion University of the NegevMidreshet Ben-GurionIsrael

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