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Single Cell Oils

Microbial and Algal Oils

Single Cell Oils by Zvi Cohen
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Featuring recognized academic and industrial experts in this cutting-edge field, this book reviews single cell oils (SCO) currently in the market. The text mainly focuses on the production of the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, Arachidonic acid, and Docosahexaenoinc acid. All chapters provide up to date references for navigating the vast amount of historic data available in the field. The authors provide real world examples of the commercial development and applications of various SCO in a variety of fields, from food ingredients and disease treatment to aquaculture and fish farming.

It covers the essential information in this fast moving field giving details of the production of all the major SCOs, their extraction, purification, applications and safety evaluations. In addition, this new edition includes major coverage of the potential of SCOs for biofuels that may be of key significance in the coming years.

  • Includes sufficient detail on molecular breeding of yeasts and molds
  • Shows how microbial oils have gone from being academic curisoisties to being minor commodity oils
  • Presents details on the safey and nutrition of single cell oils for human and animal nutrition
Elsevier Science; August 2015
516 pages; ISBN 9781630670078
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Title: Single Cell Oils
Author: Zvi Cohen; Colin Ratledge