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Table 1 Fatty acid compositions (%:w/v) according to Gas chromatography-FID analysis of obtained total fatty acids (Additional file 1)

From: Enhancement of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) production from Schizochytrium sp. S31 using different growth medium conditions

  CM CM + E FM TM GM PPM
Omega-3
 Docosahexaenoic acid (C22:6 n-3) 29.94 40.04 26.53 24.81 48.75 34.13
 Eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5 n-3) 1.48 6.05 1.54 1.22 3.8 1.71
 Linolenic acid (C18:3 n-3) 0.07 0.07 0.05 0.08 0.05
Omega-6  
 γ-Linolenic acid (C18:3 n-6) 0.2 0.31 0.23 0.17 0.21 0.19
 Arachidonic acid (C20:4 n-6) 0.61 2.73 0.66 0.51 1.69 0.71
 cis-8,11,14-Eicosatrienoic acid (C20:3 n-6) 0.35 0.11 0.31 0.41 0.35
Others  
 Pentadecanoic acid (C15:0) 28.67 18.47 26.79 29.71 14.4 22.63
 Palmitic acid (C16:0) 20.19 15.81 24.38 22.79 17.81 21.4
 Margaric acid (C17:0) 9.76 6.14 9.28 8.02 6.74 8.32
 Myristic acid (C14:0) 4.79 3.19 6.48 5.58 2.47 4.01
 Stearic acid (C18:0) 1.61 3.92 1.59 1.41 2.26 1.37
 Tridecanoic acid (C13:0) 1.57 1.33 1.57 1.87 0.56 1.04
 Lauric acid (C12:0) 0.25 0.23 0.39 0.23 0.11 0.18
 Undecanoic acid (C11:0) 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.07 0.09
 Oleic acid (C11:1n + 9c) 0.09 0.2 0.05 0.04 0.1 0.01
 Palmitoleic acid (C16:1) 0.09 0.96 0.15 0.13 0.15 0.08
 Lignoceric acid (C24:0) 0.07 0.36 0.08 0.12 0.1 0.13
 Arachidic acid (C20:0) 0.03 0.14 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.04
 Behenic acid (C22:0) 0.03 0.09 0.03
 γ-Linoleic acid (C18:2n + 6c) 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.04 0.01
 Heneicosanoic acid (C21:0) 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.05 0.29
 Heptadecenoic acid (C17:1) 0.01 0.01
 Tricosanoic acid (C23:0) 2.83 0.07 3.22
  1. CM complex medium, FM fructose medium, TM tryptone medium, GM glycerol medium, PPM proteose peptone medium