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Table 4 Lipid titer and production rate in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 wild type, OXAas, OXAccDACB/KOLipA and OXAas/KOAar strains grown in BG11 medium

From: Improved lipid production via fatty acid biosynthesis and free fatty acid recycling in engineered Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Strains Lipid titer (mg/L) Production rate (mg/L/day)
Start Day 4 Day 8 Day 4 Day 8
Synechocystis WT 13.46 ± 1.23a 87.94 ± 2.20b 168.25 ± 6.92e 21.98 ± 0.55g 21.03 ± 0.86g
OXAas 14.13 ± 1.10a 165.71 ± 8.14c 171.96 ± 34.13e 41.43 ± 2.03h 21.49 ± 2.27g
OXAccDACB/KOLipA 14.01 ± 1.46a 126.03 ± 20.34d 198.41 ± 9.91f,e 31.51 ± 5.09i 24.80 ± 1.24g,i
OXAas/KOAar 13.37 ± 2.06a 95.24 ± 12.88b,d 175.66 ± 27.23e,f 23.81 ± 3.22g,i 21.96 ± 3.40g,i
  1. The error represents standard deviations of means (mean ± SD, n = 3)
  2. Means with the same letter are not significantly different with the significance level at P < 0.05