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Table 1 Comparison with literature

From: Microalgal TAG production strategies: why batch beats repeated-batch

Species TAG yield
(g mol −1ph )
Light intensity
(μmol m−2 s−1)
Reference
Batch (nitrogen starvation phase)
 C. zofingiensis 0.19 500 [16]
 C. vulgaris 0.05 270 [21]
 N. oculata 0.17 250 [22]
 Nannochloropsis sp. 0.14 636a Benvenuti et al. (personal communication)
 Nannochloropsis sp. 0.34 636 This study
 N. oleoabundans 0.17 218 [23]
 N. oleoabundans 0.03 270 [24]
 S. obliquus 0.22 500 [25]
 Starchless S. obliquus 0.37 500 [25]
Repeated-batch (constant cycle repetitions)
 C. pyrenoidosa 0.12 175 [26]
 Nannochloropsis sp. 0.07 636a Benvenuti et al. (personal communication)
 Nannochloropsis sp. 0.13 636 This study (70N)
 Nannochloropsis sp. 0.12 636 This study (140N)
  1. Comparison of TAG yield on light obtained with various species for both lab-scale batch and repeated-batch cultivations in flat panel PBRs. The nitrogen starvation phase and the constant cycle repetitions are considered for batch and repeated-batch, respectively. 70N: 70 mgN L−1-rich medium repeated-batch cultivation; 140N: 140 mgN L−1-rich medium repeated-batch cultivation
  2. aAverage daily light intensity supplied as a day/night cycle