Nannochloropsis - An Overview

Nannochloropsis represents a genus of marine microalgae with high photosynthetic efficiency and can convert carbon dioxide to storage lipids mainly in the form of triacylglycerols and to the ω-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).

The high content of omega-3 fatty acids makes it a potential natural source in nutraceuticals sector.