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Table 1 Biomass and lipid concentrations in A. fumigatus and microalgal strains grown in mono-cultures and co-cultures

From: Fungal-assisted algal flocculation: application in wastewater treatment and biofuel production

  Fungi/microalgae monocultures, 0 h Fungi/microalgae monocultures, 48 h Microalgae +A. fumigatus/TWS , co-cultures, 48 hr Microalgae +A. fumigatus/PDB , co-cultures, 48 hr
Species Biomass Lipid Lipid yield Biomass Lipid Lipid yield Biomass Lipid Lipid yield Biomass Lipid Lipid yield
(g/L) (%) (mg/L) (g/L) (%) (mg/L) (g/L) (%) (mg/L) (g/L) (%) (mg/L)
Fungi
A. fumigatus/TWS 0.66 ± 0.1 2.80 ± 0.3 16.68 ± 4.3 1.11 ± 0.2 3.36 ± 0.4 37.71 ± 8.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA
A. fumigatus/PDB 0.71 ± 0.1 10.10 ± 3.2 71.09 ± 15.3 2.21 ± 0.5 11.50 ± 3.3 240.20 ± 41.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Freshwater microalgae
C. protothecoides 0.66 ± 0.1 26.20 ± 4.1 172.23 ± 48. 2.25 ± 0.4 28.20 ± 6.4 699.70 ± 120.4 6.61 ± 1.1 12.35 ± 4.4 755.34 ± 122.0 8.96 ± 2.1 21.35 ± 4.5 2041.96 ± 440.6
Marine microalgae
T. suecica 0.65 ± 0.1 15.10 ± 3.8 86.54 ± 20.0 1.77 ± 0.4 13.70 ± 2.5 215.55 ± 50.6 4.40 ± 1.1 6.1 ± 1.7 268.84 ± 53.2 4.49 ± 0.9 12.10 ± 3.1 578.29 ± 210.7