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Need algal oil

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Need algal oil

Postby algaeproject » Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:22 am

I would like to purchase about a cup of algae oil. Anyone have some that I can buy, or would be willing to donate for a 7th grade science project? Please help us!
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Re: Need algal oil

Postby driaan » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:48 pm

why dont you extract it with hexane in an ultrasonic bath ?
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Re: Need algal oil

Postby guru » Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:10 am

I guess no company is selling algae oil till date..U better extract oil out of algae.
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Re: Need algal oil

Postby cacofonix » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:04 pm

Why bother purchasing if all you need is a cuppa oil?

Just grow some microalgae in a fish tank or a pond, collect it, dry it and squeeze out the oil. As simple as that....as you require only a small amount of oil, my guess any microalgae should do...
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