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Table 4 Fatty acid methyl ester profiles of Y . lipolytica NCIM 3472 and NCIM 3589 on WCO

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 3472 NCIM 3589
Caprylic acid (C8:0) ND 25
Lauric acid (C12:0) ND 3.20
Myristic acid (C14:0) ND 1.73
Palmitic acid (C16:0) ND 21.13
Stearic acid (C18:0) ND 3.43
Heneicosanoic acid (C21:0) ND 1.79
Behenic acid (C22:0) 1.54 ND
Lignoceric acid (C24:0) 26.5 ND
Palmitoleic acid (C16:1) ND 0.91
Oleic acid (C18:1n9c) 71.94 21.01
cis-11Eicosanoic acid (C20:1) ND 2.00
cis-10-Heptadecanoic acid (C17:1) ND 8.01
Linoleic acid (C18:2n6c) ND 11.77
Total of fatty acids: Saturated 28.04 56.28
Total of fatty acids: Monounsaturated 71.94 31.93
Total of fatty acids: Polyunsaturated ND 11.77
Total of fatty acids 99.9 99.98
  1. ND: Not detected.
  2. The values are the means of three independent determinations.