Patent Number: 7,732,170

Title: Enhanced production of lipids containing polyenoic fatty acid by very hugh density cultures of eukaryotic microbes in fermentors

Abstract: The present invention provides a process for growing eukaryotic microorganisms which are capable of producing lipids, in particular lipids containing polyenoic fatty acids. The present invention also provides a process for producing eukaryotic microbial lipids.

Inventors: Bailey; Richard B. (Del Mar, CA), DiMasi; Don (San Diego, CA), Hansen; Jon M. (Chula Vista, CA), Mirrasoul; Peter J. (San Diego, CA), Ruecker; Craig M. (San Diego, CA), Veeder, III; George T. (Ramona, CA), Kaneko; Tatsuo (San Diego, CA), Barclay; William R. (Boulder, CO)

Assignee: Martek Biosciences Corporation

International Classification: C12P 7/64 (20060101); C12N 1/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-08 0:00:00