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Table 8 Percentage of lipids obtained extracting in optimum conditions for both yeasts using different combinations of solvents, and the percentual increase of the extraction in comparison with chloroform/methanol extraction

From: Optimization of lipid extraction from the oleaginous yeasts Rhodotorula glutinis and Lipomyces kononenkoae

Solvents Percentage of lipids (%)
Rhodotorula glutinis Percentual increase Lipomyces kononenkoae Percentual increase
Toluene/methanol 17.0 ± 0.4 − 5.03 39.7 ± 2.2 15.7
Chloroform/ethanol 11.1 ± 0.6 − 37.99 29.5 ± 1.8 − 13.99
Toluene/ethanol 10.5 ± 0.4 − 41.34 39.4 ± 1.3 14.87
Chloroform/methanol 17.9 ± 0.1 0 34.3 ± 0.8 0
  1. Extractions performed in triplicate