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Table 2 Fitted (f) and measured (m) cell biomass and ARA concentration of P. purpureum at the maximum potential dosage (pmax) and the mean safe dosage (μ)

From: Using a trait-based approach to optimize mixotrophic growth of the red microalga Porphyridium purpureum towards fatty acid production

  Biomass (g L−1 ± SD) ARA concentration (mg L−1 ± SD)
Glucose Sodium acetate Glycerol Sodium acetate Glycerol
f(pmax) 15.77 ± 0.32 13.76 ± 0.85 15.88 ± 0.56 178.0 ± 12.5 222.3 ± 12.6
m(pmax) 15.85 ± 0.84 14.05 ± 0.70 16.11 ± 0.26 180.5 ± 10.4 224.3 ± 10.0
f(µ) 15.34 ± 0.36 13.73 ± 0.84 15.86 ± 0.55 177.7 ± 12.1 221.9 ± 12.0
m(µ) 15.36 ± 0.71 13.54 ± 1.08 16.06 ± 0.47 169.1 ± 15.0 211.5 ± 11.8
  1. All parameters were tested in three replicates