Genome and Methylome of the Oleaginous Diatom Cyclotella Cryptica Reveal Genetic Flexibility Toward a High Lipid Phenotype.
Biotechnology for Biofuels. 2016 Dec 01; 9: 258.
Improvement in the performance of eukaryotic microalgae for biofuel and bioproduct production is largely dependent on characterization of metabolic mechanisms within the cell. The marine diatom Cyclotella cryptica, which was originally identified in the Aquatic Species Program, is a promising strain of microalgae for large-scale production of biofuel and bioproducts, such as omega-3 fatty acids.