Table 1: FAME contents of the biodiesels from dried Chlorella pyrenoidosa biomass with different water content under different temperature through in situ transesterification. Reaction conditions: 1 g microalgae biomass (oil content 47%) with 4 mL methanol, 6 mL n-hexane, and 0.5 M sulfuric acid for 120 min.

Water content (%) (g/g) FAME content (%)
90°C120°C150°C

093.2491.0890.89
590.3890.4889.12
1088.7289.5788.72
2089.4690.3892.17
3091.7588.5891.58
5086.4789.7687.31
7089.1387.4888.68
8088.9189.6990.26
9090.2587.7389.81