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Table 2 Amino acids’ composition of Scenedesmus sp.

From: Semi-quantitative determination of ash element content for freeze-dried, defatted, sulfated and pyrolysed biomass of Scenedesmus sp.

Amino acidContent (%)
Aspartate (Asp)3.45
Glutamate (Glu)4.44
Alanine (Ala)3.18
Arginine (Arg)2.87
Cysteine (Cys)1.12
Phenylalanine* (Phe)1.86
Glycine (Gly)2.26
Histidine (His)0.86
Isoleucine* (Ile)1.25
Leucine* (Leu)3.09
Lysine* (Lys)2.67
Methionine* (Met)0.66
Proline (Pro)1.97
Serine (Ser)1.46
Tyrosine (Tyr)1.30
Threonine* (Thr)1.76
Tryptophan* (Trp)2.03
Valine* (Val)1.82
  1. *Essential