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Table 2 Effect of environmental conditions on pellet diameter and pellets number in cultures of A. niger MYA 135

From: Tailoring fungal morphology of Aspergillus niger MYA 135 by altering the hyphal morphology and the conidia adhesion capacity: biotechnological applications

Culture conditions Pellet diameter (mm) Pellets l -1(x10 3)
pHi 2 DM DM
pHi 3 0.28 ± 0.06 b 275 ± 3 f
pHi 4 1.12 ± 0.11 d 60 ± 3 d
pHi 5 1.31 ± 0.30 e 55 ± 3 c, d
pHi 6 1.44 ± 0.32 f 45 ± 3 b
pHi 7 2.51 ± 0.36 g 22 ± 2 a
pHi 8 2.75 ± 0.32 h 19 ± 2 a
25ºC 1.35 ± 0.11 e, f 41 ± 4 b, c
30ºC 1.31 ± 0.30 e 55 ± 3 c, d
37ºC 0.46 ± 0.09 c 249 ± 6 e
CaCl2 (0.5 g |-1) 0.14 ± 0.04 a 328 ± 8 g
FeCl3 (1.0 g |-1) DM DM
  1. Error represents the standard deviation calculated from at least three independent experiments. Data with the same letter are not significantly different. The results were obtained after 72 h of cultivation. DM (Dispersed Mycelium), pHi (initial pH).