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Table 3 Biomass production, lipid yield and lipid content of 18 oleaginous yeast strains under nitrogen-limited medium

From: Oleaginous yeasts from Ethiopia

Strain Dry biomass (g/L) Lipid yield (g/L) Lipid content (%)
R. mucilaginosa SY09 13.75 ± 0.77abcd 4.97 ± 0.27bcd 36.15 ± 0.41c
R. mucilaginosa SY18 13.65 ± 0.86abcd 5.27 ± 0.27abc 38.61 ± 0.39b
R. mucilaginosa SY20 10.79 ± 1.24ef 2.96 ± 0.81def 27.43 ± 0.60e
R. mucilaginosa SY30 11.74 ± 0.64def 3.10 ± 0.45def 26.40 ± 0.45f
R. mucilaginosa SY43 12.56 ± 0.45cde 3.39 ± 0.29cde 26.99 ± 0.35e
R. mucilaginosa SY52 13.65 ± 0.70abcd 2.32 ± 0.47fg 16.99 ± 0.85k
R. mucilaginosa SY75 12.60 ± 0.66cde 3.03 ± 0.16def 24.05 ± 0.42fg
R.kratochvilovae SY89 14.72 ± 0.38abc 5.79 ± 0.30ab 39.33 ± 0.57b
R. dairenensis SY94 12.95 ± 0.72bcd 4.33 ± 0.70bcde 33.44 ± 0.74d
R. mucilaginosa PY21 12.70 ± 1.02bcde 4.35 ± 0.61bcde 34.26 ± 0.55cd
R. mucilaginosa PY23 13.58 ± 0.79abcd 3.06 ± 0.52def 22.54 ± 0.66h
R. mucilaginosa PY25 10.32 ± 0.33f 2.19 ± 0.69fg 21.22 ± 0.51i
R. mucilaginosa PY32 10.02 ± 0.18g 2.34 ± 0.42fg 23.35 ± 0.37g
C. curvatus PY39 14.77 ± 0.65ab 6.87 ± 0.62a 46.51 ± 0.70a
R. mucilaginosa PY44 15.10 ± 0.54a 4.11 ± 0.60cde 27.23 ± 0.55e
R. mucilaginosa PY55 12.66 ± 1.21bcde 2.49 ± 0.48fg 19.67 ± 0.28j
R. mucilaginosa PY61 10.22 ± 0.43f 2.06 ± 0.52g 20.16 ± 0.71j
R. mucilaginosa PY86 13.76 ± 0.69abcd 3.36 ± 0.56cde 24.42 ± 0.71fg
  1. All parameters are expressed as mean ± SD values in the same column, n = 3, within each column, means are significantly different (p < 0.05), unless they have a common letter