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Table 4 Lipid, carbohydrate, protein, phycocyanin (Pc), allophycocyanin (Apc) and chlorophyll a (Chl) contents of Synechocystis dried biomass, cultured at different dilution rates

From: A bioenergetic assessment of photosynthetic growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in continuous cultures

D (h−1) Lipids (%) Carbohydrates (%) Proteins (%) Pc (%) Apc (%) Chl (%)
0.0173 11.5 ± 0.2 11.0 ± 1.1 66.1 ± 2.5 19.6 ± 1.3 5.12 ± 029 2.33 ± 0.06
0.0198 11.6 ± 1.7 13.2 ± 0.2 62.7 ± 0.8 18.9 ± 1.1 4.56 ± 0.14 2.27 ± 0.09
0.0237 11.6 ± 1.6 12.9 ± 0.4 71.2 ± 1.5 19.2 ± 0.2 4.26 ± 0.21 2.29 ± 0.09
0.0282 12.0 ± 0.6 11.7 ± 0.7 64.7 ± 7.0 18.1 ± 0.8 3.97 ± 0.02 2.11 ± 0.04
0.0361 10.6 ± 0.9 12.5 ± 0.0 72.6 ± 0.6 17.9 ± 2.6 4.94 ± 0.09 2.24 ± 0.05
0.0480 11.0 ± 1.8 11.9 ± 0.6 64.8 ± 4.5 14.9 ± 1.3 2.49 ± 0.35 2.13 ± 0.14
0.0550 11.7 ± 0.6 12.5 ± 0.3 64.7 ± 1.2 15.4 ± 0.3 2.18 ± 0.20 2.11 ± 0.08
0.0654 11.7 ± 0.2 9.5 ± 1.0 61.2 ± 7.4 13.0 ± 1.0 1.95 ± 0.76 1.64 ± 0.14
0.0725 11.9 ± 0.2 10.7 ± 0.6 65.0 ± 2.1 13.0 ± 2.1 1.92 ± 0.99 1.84 ± 0.02
0.0849 10.5 ± 0.6 9.4 ± 0.2 64.0 ± 3.7 10.3 ± 0.9 1.63 ± 0.49 1.60 ± 0.11
0.0956 10.6 ± 0.3 10.2 ± 0.4 60.7 ± 1.1 10.9 ± 1.0 2.10 ± 0.35 1.48 ± 0.07
0.1184 10.4 ± 0.4 9.6 ± 0.7 62.2 ± 0.6 11.3 ± 1.4 2.12 ± 0.40 1.22 ± 0.18
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviations calculated during the steady state at each dilution rate