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Table 1 Fatty acid methyl ester profiles of Y. lipolytica strains on glucose

From: Evaluation of single cell oil (SCO) from a tropical marine yeast Yarrowia lipolytica NCIM 3589 as a potential feedstock for biodiesel

% of fatty acid methyl ester NCIM 3229 NCIM 3450 NCIM 3472 NCIM 3589 NCIM 3590
Caprylic acid (C8:0) ND ND ND ND 0.4
Lauric acid (C12:0) ND ND ND ND 4.8
Tridecanoic acid (C13:0) 58.1 4.9 ND ND ND
Myristic acid (C14:0) ND ND ND 0.4 3.9
Pentadecanoic acid (C15:0) 12.5 ND ND 0.1 34.4
Palmitic acid (C16:0) ND ND ND 24.1 2.8
Heptadecanoic acid (C17:0) ND ND ND ND 0.4
Stearic acid (C18:0) ND ND ND 7.7 4.6
Arachidic acid (C20:0) ND ND 4.8 0.4 ND
Heneicosanoic acid (C21:0) ND ND ND ND 7.4
Behenic acid (C22:0) ND ND 12.3 0.4 ND
Lignoceric acid (C24:0) ND ND ND 1.5 ND
Palmitoleic acid C16:1) ND ND ND 11 1.6
Oleic acid (C18:1n9c) ND ND ND 38.6 3.5
cis-10-pentadecanoic acid (C15:1) ND 13.5 ND ND ND
cis-11Eicosanoic acid (C20:1) ND ND ND 0.1 ND
Erucic acid (C22:1n9) ND ND ND ND 9.2
cis-10-Heptadecanoic acid (C17:1) 0.6 9.3 ND 0.4 ND
Linoleic acid (C18:2n6c) ND ND ND 14.6 2.7
Linolenic acid (C18:2nc) ND ND ND 0.1 ND
cis-11,14-Eicosadienoic acid (C20:2) ND ND 7.2 ND ND
cis-8,11,14-Eicosatrienoic acid (C20:3n3) 3.7 10.3 ND 0.2 ND
Arachidonic acid (C20:4n6) 5.0 19.4 21.7 ND 9.8
cis-13,16-Docosadienoic acid (C22:2) 5.5 16.8 16.7 ND ND
cis-5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentanoic acid (C20:5n3) 6.4 16.7 19.2 0.2 9.1
cis-4,7,10,13,16,19-Docosahexanoic acid (C22:6n3) 8.2 9.2 17.6 ND ND
Elaidic acid methyl ester(C18:1n9t) ND ND 0.5 ND ND
Total of trans fat ND ND 0.5 ND ND
Total of fatty acids: Saturated 70.6 4.9 17.1 34.6 64.1
Total of fatty acids: Monounsaturated 0.6 22.8 ND 50.1 14.3
Total of fatty acids: Polyunsaturated 28.8 72.4 82.4 15.1 21.6
Total of fatty acids 99.4 100.1 100 99.8 100
  1. ND: Not detected.
  2. Values are means of three independent sets of experiments.