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Fig. 3 | Biotechnology for Biofuels

Fig. 3

From: Generation of random mutants to improve light-use efficiency of Nannochloropsis gaditana cultures for biofuel production

Fig. 3

Growth rates and pigment contents of selected strains. Selected mutant strains produced by chemical mutagenesis were tested in liquid cultures and monitored for growth and cellular pigment content at the end of exponential phase (4th day of growth, see “Methods” for details). Mutant strains with reduced cellular pigment content but unaffected growth compared to WT are circled with a continuous line. Mutant strains exhibiting both reduced pigment content and growth compared with WT colonies are circled with a dashed line. Strains with unaltered pigment content but with reduced growth are circled with a dotted line. WT (n = 7) is shown as black circle; mutant strains n = 2

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