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Table 2 Physiological features and biodiesel production in the wax ester synthase-expressing and reference strains

From: Functional expression and characterization of five wax ester synthases in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and their utility for biodiesel production

  CB0 CB1 CB2 CB3 CB4 CB5
Specific growth rate (/h) 0.44 ± 0.01 0.32 ± 0.01 0.36 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.01 0.37 ± 0.01 0.33 ± 0.02
qethanol (mmol/g/h) 43 ± 3 28 ± 3 40 ± 4 38 ± 3 36 ± 4 38 ± 4
Ethanol (g/L)a 6.9 ± 0.2 5.9 ± 0.2 6.6 ± 0.3 6.5 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.2
FAEEs (mg/L) nd 5.0 ± 0.8 6.3 ± 1.2 2.1 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.2 2.3 ± 0.4
  1. All strains were cultured in SD medium lacking uracil and containing 2% glucose. Values are the mean of at least three independent assays ± standard deviation. amaximum concentration. FAEE: fatty acid ethyl esters; nd: not detected