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Table 3 Squalene production by various marine thraustochytrids

From: Simultaneous production of DHA and squalene from Aurantiochytrium sp. grown on forest biomass hydrolysates

Microorganisms Feedstock Squalene concentration (mg/gCDW) References
Schizochytrium mangrovei FB1 Glucose (20 g/L) 0.162 [53]
S. mangrovei FB2 ~ 0.08
S. mangrovei FB3 ~ 0.05
S mangrovei Glucose (20 g/L) + methyl jasmonate (0.1 mM) 1.17 [56]
Aurantiochytrium sp. BR-MP4-A1 Glucose (20 g/L) 0.72 [64]
Aurantiochytrium sp. 18 W-13a Glucose (20 g/L) 198 [47]
Aurantiochytrium sp. 18 W-13a Glucose (20 g/L) 171.1 ± 6.7 [57]
Aurantiochytrium sp. T66 (ATCC PRA-276) Organosolv-pretreated birch hydrolysate (30 g/L glucose) 69.31 ± 6.43 (flask cultivation) This study
88.47 ± 7.51 (bioreactor cultivation)