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Table 8 Pigments in Chaetoceros gracilis cells grown for 4 or 8 days in F/2 or Daigo IMK medium

From: Advantageous characteristics of the diatom Chaetoceros gracilis as a sustainable biofuel producer

Pigments Amount of pigments (mg/L)
F/2 Daigo IMK
4 days 8 days 4 days 8 days
Chlorophyll a 3.38 ± 0.39 2.96 ± 0.07 3.49 ± 0.06 3.36 ± 0.07
Chlorophyll c 0.734 ± 0.070 0.646 ± 0.018 0.761 ± 0.008 0.741 ± 0.013
Fucoxanthin 1.95 ± 0.31 1.71 ± 0.05 2.02 ± 0.08 2.20 ± 0.06
Diadinoxanthin 0.524 ± 0.030 0.611 ± 0.030 0.513 ± 0.023 0.597 ± 0.009
ß-Carotene 0.0962 ± 0.0113 0.0696 ± 0.0042 0.0957 ± 0.0032 0.0720 ± 0.0055
  1. Chaetoceros gracilis cells cultivated in F/2-enriched seawater or Daigo IMK culture medium, pigments quantified on days 4 and 8, and n