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Table 3 Comparison of the fatty acid profile of bacterial lipids with lipids of thin-shelled walnut and other microbial lipids

From: An oleaginous endophyte Bacillus subtilis HB1310 isolated from thin-shelled walnut and its utilization of cotton stalk hydrolysate for lipid production

Organism Substrate Compositions of fatty acids (%, w/w) Estimated cetane number Reference
C14:0 C16:0 C18:0 C16:1 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
Thin-shelled walnut - 0.15 12.48 0.27 0.75 21.54 36.48 11.84 - This study
HB1310 Cotton stalk hydrolysate 5.28 28.33 3.83 8.6 8.59 32.13 0.5 61.8 This study
Rhodococcus opacus PD630 Glucose 2.0 27.8 4.1 10.7 20.7 nd nd - Kurosawa et al., 2010 [30]
Rhodococcus opacus PD630 1.0% (w/v) molasses 5.1 31.0 18.9 10.8 18.9 nd nd - Voss and Steinbüchel, 2001 [29]
Lipomyces starkeyi Glucose 0.7 36.3 5.0 4.2 50.1 3.7 nd 61.1 Lin et al., 2011 [26]
Lipomyces starkeyi Glucose and xylose 0.4 33.9 7.5 3.4 50.6 3.9 nd 61.0 Tapia et al., 2012 [35]
Lipomyces starkeyi Hemicellulose hydrolysate nd 30.3 12.6 0.7 46.7 7.0 nd 62.9 Anschau et al., 2014 [18]
Micractinium reisseri Wastewater 2.07 28.75 5.51 0.71 10.85 24.44 26.75 - Abou-Shanab et al., 2014 [36]
  1. nd represents “not determined”.