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Measuring lipid content

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:17 pm
by poorani
I’d like to know the methods to measure the lipid content of algae?

Re: Measuring lipid content

PostPosted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 8:33 am
by cacofonix
Here are some useful web pages for your question

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index ... 658AAP480A - says use gas chromatography

http://www.biodieselnow.com/forums/p/19736/141679.aspx - says use a microscope or dyes

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_o ... 9dc050bcda - flouresecent measurement methods

Hope this helps

Re: Measuring lipid content

PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:20 pm
by sofi
Hi,
Is there any other dye other than Nile red used for Lipid profiling?