Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of growth rate obtained for different strains in microsystems

From: Microfluidic techniques for enhancing biofuel and biorefinery industry based on microalgae

Strain Technology Culture size Growth rate (day−1) Conditions Refs..
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii U-shape trapping 75 µm × 16 µm × 15 µm 2.08–2.77 100 µmol m2 s−1
12 h dark cycle
TAP medium
[20]
Trapping chambers 60 µm radius, 30 µm height 0.45–1.34 120 µmol m2 s−1
TAP medium
[17]
Perfusion chamber 200 µmx100 µmx30 µm 1.85–2.08 Microscope halogen lamp
TAP medium
[18]
Compressing channel 100 µm width, 2–2.5 µm height, 20 mm length 1.39 TAP medium [32]
Microdroplet 40 µm radius
268 pl/droplet
2.07 55 µmmol m2 s−1
TAP medium
[22]
Static droplet 120 µm radius 1.39–2.7 80 µmol m2 s−1
12 dark cycle
TAP medium
[28]
Flowed droplets 330 µm radius
150 nl/droplet
1.51–2.37 20 µmol m2 s−1
460 and 650 nm LED
TAP medium
[26]
Microchamber 500 µL 0.7–1.1 23 °C with 5% CO2
Tris–phosphate medium
[35]
Chlorella vulgaris Microdroplet 40 µm radius
268 pl/droplet
1.39 55 µmmol m2 s−1
BBM medium
[22]
Static droplet 45 µm radius (uncompressed) 1.8–2.3 Ambient—7.5% CO2 35–200 µmol m2 s
TAP medium
[27]
Static droplet 134 µm radius
10 nl/droplet
1.52 905 lx 8 h dark cycle
+glucose
[24]
Microchamber 500 µL 1.0 - 1.2 23 °C with 5% CO2
Tris–phosphate medium
[35]
Chlorella sp. Microchamber 1.2 mm × 2 mm × 100 µm 0.71 80 µmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[30]
Chlorella protothecoides Static droplet 45 µm radius 3.14 Ambient—7.5% CO2 35–200 µmol m2 s
TAP medium
[27]
Chlorella sorokiniana Static droplet 45 µm radius 2.80 Ambient—7.5% CO2 35–200 µmol m2 s
TAP medium
[27]
Chlorella sorokiniana Static chamber 3.25 µm height
1.4 mm ring shape
1.75 100 µmol m2 s
5% CO2
BG11 medium
[38]
Chlorella cryptica Microdroplet 70 µL droplets 0.39 f/2 medium
14 °C
60 W lamp
[23]
Dunaliella tertiolecta Microdroplet 40 µm radius
268 pl/droplet
0.69 55 mmol m2 s−1
Specific medium
[22]
Neochloris oleoabundans Static droplet 45 µm radius 2.85 Ambient—7.5% CO2 35–200 µmol m2 s TAP medium [27]
Neochloris oleoabundans Microchamber 4 mm × 2 mm × 3 µm 1.0–1.2 23 °C with 5% CO2 Tris–phosphate medium [35]
Nannochloropsis gaditana Microwells 40 µL wells
2.1 mm radius
0.25–0.5 60 mmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[37]
Platymonas subcordiformis Microchamber 1.2 mm × 2 mm × 100 µm 0.31 80 µmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[30]
Porphyridium cruentum Microchamber 1.2 mm × 2 mm × 100 µm 0.52 80 µmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[30]
Platymonas helgolandica Microchamber 1.2 mm × 2 mm × 100 µm 0.75 80 µmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[30]
Phaeodactylum tricornutum Microchamber 1.2 mm × 2 mm × 100 µm 1.52 80 µmol m2 s−1
F/2 medium
[30]
Synechococcus elongatus Static chamber 0.74 µm height
1.4 mm ring shape
2.28–2.92 50–100 µmol m2 s−1
5% CO2
BG11 medium
[38]
  Microchamber 600 µm × 600 µm × 75 µm 0.8 5 - 148 µmol m2 s−1
BG-11 medium
[21]
Synechocystis Static chamber 1.25 µm height
1.4 mm ring shape
0.73 20 µmol m2 s
5% CO2
BG11 medium
[38]
Scenedesmus sp. Microchamber 4 mm × 2 mm × 3 µm 0.4 5% CO2
Tris–phosphate medium
[35]