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Table 1 Lipid production by oleaginous yeasts on glycerol as a carbon source

From: Exogenous l-proline improved Rhodosporidium toruloides lipid production on crude glycerol

Strain Cell mass (g/L) Lipid (g/L) Lipid content (%) Lipid yield (g/g) References
R. toruloides ATCC 10788 08.0 02.5 31.7 0.07 [44]
R. toruloides AS2.1389 19.2 09.2 47.7 0.14 [52]
R. glutinis TISTR 5159 08.1 04.3 52.9 0.06 [53]
T. cutaneum 17.4 05.6 32.2 0.17 [54]
T. fermentans 16.0 05.2 32.4 0.16 [54]
R. toruloides Y4 24.9 12.2 48.9 0.22 [34]
R. toruloides NRRL Y-27012 16.7 07.9 47.2 0.17 [55]
R. toruloides AS 2.1389 26.5 10.0 38.0 0.20 [56]
R. toruloides AS 2.1389 15.5 09.1 58.6 0.21 This studya
R. toruloides AS 2.1389 18.9 12.2 64.5 0.26 This studyb
  1. aCrude glycerol media without l-proline
  2. bCrude glycerol media with 0.5 g/L l-proline