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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 930686, 6 pages
Direct Biodiesel Production from Wet Microalgae Biomass of Chlorella pyrenoidosa through In Situ Transesterification
1State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
2School of Life Science and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Received 7 June 2013; Revised 18 August 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013
Academic Editor: Stefano Curcio
Copyright © 2013 Hechun Cao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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