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Table 1 Results of lipid production by Trichosporon cutaneum cultivated on glucose and xylose mixtures

From: Simultaneous utilization of glucose and xylose for lipid production by Trichosporon cutaneum

Experiment number Glucose:xylose, g/L Culture time, hours Cell mass, g/L Lipid content, % Lipid concentration, g/L Lipid productivity, g/L/h Lipid coefficient, g/g Sugar-consumption rate, g/L/h Relative proportions of fatty acids in lipid, %, w/w
         Glucose Xylose C16:0 C16:1 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2
1 70:0 120 22.9 52.4 12.0 0.10 0.20 0.50 - 48.6 0.6 19.2 31.7 NDa
2 47:23 120 23.8 49.7 11.8 0.098 0.17 0.36 0.22 44.4 0.6 16.6 38.4 ND
3 35:35 120 23.0 50.3 11.6 0.097 0.17 0.28 0.29 44.4 0.6 17.6 36.9 0.5
4 23:47 120 23.2 48.4 11.2 0.094 0.16 0.20 0.38 43.4 0.6 16.5 39.0 0.5
5 0:70 120 21.2 46.5 9.9 0.082 0.16 - 0.50 44.1 0.7 16.7 38.1 0.5
6b 47:23 80 22.0 59.1 13.0 0.16 0.17 0.57 0.35 27.8 0.8 20.2 48.2 3.0
7c 36:25 96.5 19.3 39.2 7.6 0.078 0.15 0.36 0.17 34.0 2.4 6.7 53.5 3.4
  1. aNot detected.
  2. bExperiment in 3-liter bioreactor.
  3. cExperiment using corn-stover hydrolysate.