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Table 2 Changes of fatty acid content of R-ZL2 in different C/N ratios

From: Optimising nutrients in the culture medium of Rhodosporidium toruloides enhances lipids production

C: 4 % sucrose
N: ammonium nitrate
C14:0 (% w/w) C16:0 (% w/w) C18:0 (% w/w) C18:1 (% w/w) C18:2 (% w/w) C18:3 (% w/w) Total fatty acid (g/L)
C/N = 20:1 0.97 ± 0.06 17.55 ± 0.62 7.32 ± 0.23 44.12 ± 2.03 26.03 ± 0.95 4.01 ± 0.16 4.88
C/N = 40:1 1.12 ± 0.15 21.74 ± 0.75 6.87 ± 0.31 45.13 ± 1.79 20.95 ± 0.61 4.18 ± 0.46 4.96
C/N = 80:1 1.62 ± 0.18 26.98 ± 0.56 9.19 ± 0.46 41.71 ± 2.43 14.88 ± 0.39 5.62 ± 0.38 6.35
C/N = 160:1 1.44 ± 0.09 25.91 ± 0.34 10.06 ± 0.64 43.78 ± 1.95 12.58 ± 0.98 6.24 ± 0.61 5.82
C/N = 200:1 1.42 ± 0.16 25.61 ± 0.49 10.08 ± 0.43 43.48 ± 1.63 12.47 ± 0.69 6.94 ± 0.42 5.32
C/N = ∞ 1.07 ± 0.09 24.19 ± 0.65 11.57 ± 0.35 43.71 ± 1.25 12.19 ± 0.93 7.27 ± 0.36 1.32