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Table 2 Summary of specific growth rates of Screen 1.2

From: Automated nutrient screening system enables high-throughput optimisation of microalgae production conditions

Strain TAP media, μ max [h −1 ] Mean μ max [h −1 ] Highest individual μ max [h −1 ] N and P source
M. inermum (18-1) 0.195 ± 0.004 0.116 ± 0.001 0.135 ± 0.002 3.8 mM NH4NO3
2 mM KH2PO4
A. gracilis (18-2) 0.187 ± 0.008 0.116 ± 0.001 0.147 ± 0.007 3.8 mM NH4NO3
10 mM KH2PO4
R. complanata (SF150) 0.197 ± 0.003 0.123 ± 0.003 0.145 ± 0.009 13.2 mM NaNO3
2 mM KH2PO4
C. sorokiniana (21) 0.116 ± 0.001 0.104 ± 0.002 0.125 ± 0.003 3.8 mM NH4NO3
2 mM KH2PO4
M. convolutum (9-FW) 0.230 ± 0.008 0.127 ± 0.004 0.156 ± 0.002 8.4 mM NH 4 Cl
10 mM KH 2 PO 4
C. pyrenoidosa (22) 0.116 ± 0.001 0.095 ± 0.001 0.107 ± 0.002 8.4 mM NH4Cl
2 mM KH2PO4
M. reisseri (13) 0.215 ± 0.003 0.144 ± 0.003 0.168 ± 0.008 3.8 mM (NH 2 ) 2 CO
10 mM KH 2 PO 4
P. falcate (4A-1) 0.191 ± 0.002 0.129 ± 0.004 0.156 ± 0.007 7.5 mM (NH 2 ) 2 CO
2 mM KH 2 PO 4
  1. Algal strains were cultivated in triplicates. The rows in bold represent the best performing algal strains and conditions.