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Table 4 Biomass and lipids concentrations in A. fumigatus and ‘Green Recovery’ strains grown in mono-cultures and co-cultures

From: Lipid production in association of filamentous fungi with genetically modified cyanobacterial cells

Strains Biomass (g/L) Lipid/intracellular FFA yield (mg/g DW) Lipid/intracellular FFA concentration (% DW) Extracellular FFA, yield (mg/L) Extracellular FFA concentration (% DW) FFA recovery from lipids, %
SD strains
 (A) 4 % CO2
  SD256 0.89 ± 0.12 39 ± 5.57 4.38 ± 0.62 1.7 ± 0.6 0.19 ± 0.1 NA
  SD257 0.82 ± 0.10 42 ± 6.1 5.12 ± 09 0.9 ± 0.1 0.11 ± 0.2 NA
  SD262 0.87 ± 0.12 52 ± 6.8 5.97 ± 0.89 26.9 ± 4.1 3.09 ± 0.44 NA
 (B) CO2 limitation (t = 0)
  SD256 0.65 ± 0.15 17.8 ± 5.71 2.73 ± 0.51 12.3 ± 2.6 1.89 ± 0.1 29.28 ± 8.1
  SD257 0.71 ± 0.17 20.32 ± 8.1 2.86 ± 0.91 16.7 ± 3.8 2.35 ± 0.4 32.11 ± 9.7
  SD262 1.0 ± 0.2 36.11 ± 8.1 3.61 ± 0.71 48.3 ± 11.9 4.83 ± 1.3 NA
 (C) CO2 limitation (control, t = 24)
  SD256 0.60 ± 0.11 16.3 ± 4.34 2.61 ± 0.74 13.4 ± 3.3 2.24 ± 0.3 34.35 ± 8.3
  SD257 0.70 ± 0.15 18.47 ± 8.1 2.86 ± 0.91 18.0 ± 4.9 2.57 ± 1.5 33.85 ± 12.1
  SD262 1.1 ± 0.6 30.46 ± 11.1 2.7 ± 0.47 52.3 ± 12.9 4.75 ± 1.2 NA
A. fumigatus/GLU-SD
 (D) Co-cultivation of A. fumigatus/GLU with SD strains (t = 24 h)
  SD256 3.9 ± 0.6 280 ± 41.1 7.17 ± 1.1 ND NA NA
  SD257 4.1 ± 0.5 302 ± 38.9 7.36 ± 1.1 ND NA NA
  SD262 5.8 ± 1.7 468.35 ± 68.8 8.08 ± 1.2 ND NA NA
A. fumigatus/TWS-SD
 (E) Co-cultivation of A. fumigatus/TWS with SD strains (t = 24 h)
  SD256 3.29 ± 0.4 112.22 ± 16.1 3.81 ± 0.5 ND NA NA
  SD257 3.5 ± 0.6 140.05 ± 25.1 4.00 ± 0.7 ND NA NA
  SD262 4.6 ± 0.5 239.8 ± 53.9 5.21 ± 0.4 ND NA NA