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Table 1 Comparison of single cell oil production from renewable raw materials

From: High concentrations of dried sorghum stalks as a biomass feedstock for single cell oil production by Rhodosporidium toruloides

Microorganism Raw material Lipid concentration (g/L) Reference
Rhodosporidium toruloides Detoxified dilute sulfuric acid pretreated wheat straw 2.4 [28]
Yarrowia lipolytica Detoxified hydrochloric acid pretreated sugarcane bagasse 6.7 [29]
Rhodotorula glutinis Sulfuric acid hydrolyzed tree leaves 4.7 [30]
Trichosporon fermentans Detoxified dilute sulfuric acid pretreated rice straw 11.5 [31]
Rhodotorula glutinis Monosodium glutamate wastewater 5.0 [32]
Chlorella protothecoides Sweet sorghum juice 2.9 [19]
Schizochytrium limacinum Sweet sorghum juice 6.9 [20]
Trichosporon fermentans Detoxified sulfuric acid treated sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate 15.8 [33]
Cryptococcus curvatus Lime pretreated sweet sorghum bagasse 2.6 [22]
Cryptococcus curvatus Dilute sulfuric acid pretreated sweet sorghum bagasse 4.3 [34]
Rhodosporidium toruloides Juice from enzymatically saccharified sweet sorghum 13.8 This work