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Table 2 Carbohydrate and lipid production by Chlorella vulgaris ESP-31 mutants grown in closed outdoor PBR aerated with simulated flue gas

From: Isolation and characterization of Chlorella sp. mutants with enhanced thermo- and CO2 tolerances for CO2 sequestration and utilization of flue gases

Strain Carbohydrate content (%)a Carbohydrate production (mg/L)b Lipid content (%)c Lipid production (mg/L)d
Wild type 28.98 ± 1.60 153.36 ± 30.65 14.08 ± 2.32 75.1 ± 23.01
283 27.28 ± 0.70 255.83 ± 21.78 12.24 ± 1.76 115.81 ± 29.27
359 29.78 ± 0.25 266.60 ± 30.02 13.78 ± 0.73 123.61 ± 19.36
  1. Each datum indicates the mean ± SD from two experiments
  2. aCarbohydrate content (%) = (carbohydrate dry weight/biomass dry weight) × 100%
  3. bCarbohydrate production (mg/L) = (Max. biomass production × carbohydrate content)/100 × 1000
  4. cLipid content (%) = (lipid dry weight/biomass dry weight) × 100%
  5. dLipid production (mg/L) = (Max. biomass production × lipid content)/100 × 1000