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Table 2 Specific increase of pigments in different systems

From: Comparison of Galdieria growth and photosynthetic activity in different culture systems

DAYS Decanter laboratory flask (DLF) Inclined bubble column (IB-C) Tubular bioreactor (T-B) Ultra-flat plate bioreactor (UP-B) Twin layer system (TW-S)
Specific pigment increase (SP) chlorophyll a
 0 0 0 0 0 0
 3 0.04 0.86 0.32 0.86 1.2
 6 0.16 1 1.4 1.6 1.49
 9 0.33 1.66 1.62 1.73 1.62
 12 0.36 2 1.66 2.86 4.26
 15 0.4 3 1.98 5.26 6.89
 18 0.7 3.66 3.8 6.26 12.4
 21 1.06 3.9 5.3 8.2 15.1
 24 1.4 4.66 8.2 9.6 12.68
 27 1.66 5 7.6 9.6 10.8
 30 1.8 5.4 6.3 9 9.5
Specific pigment increase (SP) carotenoids
 0 0 0 0 0 0.64
 3 0.033 0.66 0.66 0.81 2.65
 6 0.56 1.3 1.8 3.43 3.45
 9 0.63 2.3 2.3 4.5 5.49
 12 0.8 6.4 3 5 7.98
 15 1.4 7.3 3.6 6.4 11.92
 18 1.43 9 5 14.4 12.3
 21 1.56 11 6.6 18.3 14.23
 24 1.66 12.3 8 22.33 16.2
 27 1.7 15 9 28.3 18.9
 30 1.76 14 9 26.6 18.8