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Meghan Sapp: Japanese researchers enhance triacylglycerols production in algae

[Japan] In Japan, Hiroyuki Ohta at Tokyo Institute of Technology, together with scientists based at institutions across Tokyo, Japan, have uncovered a way of enhancing the production of fat-based molecules called triacylglycerols in the Nannochloropsis algal strain NIES-2145, thereby increasing oil synthesis from the microalgae. Continue reading Meghan Sapp: Japanese researchers enhance triacylglycerols production in algae