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Table 2 Mean [±S.D] cellular sterol composition (%) of turbo yeast and MYA-796

From: Co-production of bioethanol and probiotic yeast biomass from agricultural feedstock: application of the rural biorefinery concept

  Sterol composition (%)
  Zymosterol Ergosterol Lanosterol aIntermediates Cholesterol
  Turbo MYA-769 Turbo MYA-769 Turbo MYA-769 Turbo MYA-769 Turbo MYA-769
YPD 17.92 [0.38] 17.79 [0.49] 61.71 [3.29] 61.91 [1.39] 5.93 [1.65] 8.06 [0.59] 14.45 [2.02] 12.25 [1.49]
GJ + t fosEp 15.53 [2.80] 12.31 [0.10] 67.31 [0.49] 61.86 [1.10] 5.90 [0.09] 9.31 [0.76] 11.26 [3.20] 16.52 [0.23]
glc YM +chol 5.7 [0.78] 1.6 [0.41] 26.9 [1.27] 12.2 [2.12] 35.7 [0.74] 38.2 [3.64] 27.10 [1.79] 27.30 [2.05] 4.6 [0.48]b 20.7 [0.96]b
  1. The most abundant sterol in each experiment is emboldened. a = sum of all minor sterol intermediates (each comprising < 5% of total cellular sterol fraction); b = exogenously supplied cholesterol; Strikethrough = not detected.