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Table 2 A summary of biomass, lipid content, and productivity and composition of fatty acids at different light/dark cycles under autotrophic and mixotrophic conditions

From: Cell growth and lipid accumulation of a microalgal mutant Scenedesmus sp. Z-4 by combining light/dark cycle with temperature variation

  Autotrophic condition Mixotrophic condition
0 h/24 h 8 h/16 h 12 h/12 h 16 h/8 h 24 h/0 h 0 h/24 h 8 h/16 h 12 h/12 h 16 h/8 h 24 h/0 h
Biomass (g L−1) 0.48 0.82 1.23 1.48 1.72 2.74 3.15 3.58 3.74 3.87
Lipid content (%) 10.23 17.14 28.32 24.35 19.24 26.41 30.12 37.68 32.27 27.24
Lipid productivity (mg L−1 day−1) 18.42 34.65 56.82 42.13 36.26 98.13 135.62 182.64 166.31 144.67
Saturated fatty acids (%) 56.41 54.55 53.41 48.41 47.41 53.95 53.55 53.48 49.59 46.58
Unsaturated fatty acids (%) 43.59 45.45 46.59 51.59 52.59 46.05 46.45 46.52 50.59 53.52