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Table 2 Selected physico-chemical properties of biodiesel produced from R. kratochvilovae SY89 grown on molasses compared to standard biodiesel specifications

From: Production of single cell oil from cane molasses by Rhodotorula kratochvilovae (syn, Rhodosporidium kratochvilovae) SY89 as a biodiesel feedstock

Biodiesel property Biodiesel from SY89 US biodiesel standard ASTM D6751 EU biodiesel standard EN14214
SV (mg/g) 192.30   
IV mg I/100 g oil 84.83 NS < 120
CN 55.60 > 47 > 51
CP (°C) 3.27 3–15 − 4
ρ (g/cm3) 0.83 NS 0.86–0.9
υ (mm2/S) 3.66 1.6–9.0 3.5–5.0
OS (h) 9.94 3 min 6 min
PP (°C) − 3.28 − 15 to 10 NS
CFPP (°C) − 4.66 Summer max 0; winter max < − 15 NS
LCSF 3.76 NS NS
HHV (°C) 37.63 NS NS
SFA (%) 20.08 NS NS
MUFA (%) 59.10 NS NS
PUFA (%) 16.05 NS NS
DU 91.20 NS NS
APE 90.61 NS NS
BAPE 18.81 NS NS
  1. NS non specified