A method of oil extraction and biomass recovery from microalgae is disclosed. Methods according to the invention extract lipids from a biomass source and concentrate protein in the solid biomass source by alcohol processing. Aqueous alcohol processing methods provide extraction and separation techniques for lipids and protein-rich biomass suitable for biofuels.
US 2012/0238732 A1
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Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Wang, Tong, "Oil extraction from microalgae" (2012). Iowa State University Patents. 19.