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Table 5 Fatty acid composition (%) measured by GC–MS/MS instrument in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 wild type, OXAas, OXAccDACB/KOLipA and OXAas/KOAar strains grown in BG11 medium for 4 days

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

Fatty acid composition (%) Synechocystis WT [27] OXAas (this study) OXAccDACB/KOLipA (this study) OXAas/KOAar (this study)
Palmitic acid (16:0) 40% 72% 64% 69%
Palmitoleic acid (16:1) 2% 3% nd nd
Oleic acid (18:1) 3% nd 20% 30%
Linoleic acid (18:2) 10% nd 15% nd
α-Linolenic acid (18:3) 12% 2% nd nd
Unidentified peak 33% 23% < 1% < 1%
  1. nd nondetectable