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Table 1 Pigment content, maximum quantum yield of PSII, and functional antenna size of wild-type and mutants TAM-2 and TAM-4

From: Domestication of the green alga Chlorella sorokiniana: reduction of antenna size improves light-use efficiency in a photobioreactor

Genotype Chl/cell (pg) Chla/b Chl/Car Fv/Fm PSII antenna size (T2/3-1 • 103, ms-1) PSI antenna size (T1/2, ms)
WT 0.49 ± 0.07a 2.62 ± 0.02a 3.43 ± 0.02a 0.69 ± 0.02a 18.2 ± 1.4a 134.3 ± 26.8a
TAM-2 0.30 ± 0.02b 3.36 ± 0.03b 3.07 ± 0.05b 0.70 ± 0.01a 10.5 ± 0.5b 115.4 ± 23.5a
TAM-4 0.34 ± 0.05b 3.41 ± 0.03b 3.18 ± 0.03b 0.69 ± 0.03a 9.4 ± 0.5b 122.7 ± 14.4a
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. Significantly different values (ANOVA, P <0.05) with respect to the wild-type (WT), within the same column, are marked with different letters.
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