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Table 3 Effect of carbon, nitrogen and mineral supplement on adenosine, HEA and polysaccharide contents of 100-mL submerged-fermented C. cicadae NTTU868 mycelium

From: Using submerged fermentation to fast increase N6-(2-hydroxyethyl)-adenosine, adenosine and polysaccharide productions of Cordyceps cicadae NTTU 868

SubstratesAdenosine (mg/kg biomass)HEA (mg/kg biomass)Polysaccharide (g/kg biomass)
Extra carbon sources
 Dextrose1095 ± 16a473 ± 7a16.2 ± 0.9a
 Mannitol884 ± 356a425 ± 57a15.6 ± 0.8a
 Sucrose964 ± 274a386 ± 82b15.9 ± 0.9a
Extra nitrogen sources
 MSG607 ± 46a1335 ± 1230a15.9 ± 1.7a
 Peptone1093 ± 22b770 ± 57a17.6 ± 1.6a
 Yeast extract1266 ± 339b1171 ± 1315a16.8 ± 1.1a
Extra mineral supplement
 KCl1038 ± 49b481 ± 118c16.4 ± 0.7b
 MgCl2960 ± 143b279 ± 6b15.9 ± 0.6ab
 FeCl3344 ± 57a109 ± 5a15.0 ± 0.4a
  1. The data is presented as the mean ± SD (n = 3)
  2. MSG monosodium glutamate, KCl potassium chloride, MgCl2 magnesium chloride, FeCl3 ferric chloride
  3. a,bDifferent letters indicate significantly different values according to a one-way ANOVA with Duncan’s multiple test (p < 0.05)