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Table 2 Concentration of organic acids required to inhibit the lipid yield of Trichosporon fermentans

From: Effect of organic acids on the growth and lipid accumulation of oleaginous yeast Trichosporon fermentans

Organic acid IC25a
(mM)
Relative biomass
(%)
Relative lipid content
(%)
IC50b
(mM)
Relative biomass
(%)
Relative lipid content (%) LogPc
Formic acid 43.4 92 81 80.4 72 68 -0.54
Acetic acid 30.0 87 83 66.6 68 78 -0.17
Levulinic acid 146.4 90 82 310.0 79 61 -0.49
4-hydroxybenzoic acid 97.7 84 89 188.2 67 80 1.58
Vanillic acid 15.5 80 93 60.7 63 79 1.43
Syringic acid 9.6 79 94 78.2 58 86 1.04
Furoic acid 17.8 70 106 93.7 52 98 1.06
Gallic acid 67.6 88 86 135.2 63 74 0.7
Ferulic acid 3.1 76 99 7.7 51 97 1.51
Caproic acid 3.0 88 83 5.6 71 69 1.92
  1. aMolar concentration of 25% inhibition on lipid yield. bMolar concentration of 50% inhibition on lipid yield. cThe LogP data are from work by Zaldivar and Ingram [24].