Schizochytrium is a genus of unicellular protists found in coastal marine habitats. They are assigned to the stramenopiles, a group which also contains kelp and various of micro-algae. Certain species produce large amounts of docosahexaenoic acid and are grown commercially for production of this oil for biofeeds, biomass and biofuels.
(1) Raw material for Docosahexaenoic Acid (C22:6 n-3, DHA);
(2) Nutritional enrichment of food products;
(3) Feed additives in aquaculture.
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