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Table 1 Maximum total carbohydrate content obtained in Synechococcus cell cultures with various nitrate concentrations 1

From: Cyanobacterial biomass as carbohydrate and nutrient feedstock for bioethanol production by yeast fermentation

NaNO3concentration (g L-1) Time from inoculation (hours) Cell DW (g L-1) Total carbohydrates per cell DW (%)
0.12 21 0.90 ± 0.15 52 ± 8
0.24 48 1.65 ± 0.05 58 ± 2
0.36 72 3.0 ± 0.2 59 ± 4
1 72 3.7 ± 0.3 40 ± 3
  1. 1Determined from time course experiments (in Additional file 1: Figure S2). DW, dry weight.