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Table 1 Biomass, starch, and lipid concentrations in C. reinhardtii at t = 192 h

From: Optimisation of microalgal cultivation via nutrient-enhanced strategies: the biorefinery paradigm

Treatment Biomass gC L−1 Starch gC L−1 Starch % Lipids gC L−1 Lipid %
(TAP) 0.318 0.0179 5.6%   0.0448 14.1%  
(Low P: Low N) 0.247 * 0.0414 *** 16.8% *** 0.0436   17.7%  
(Low N) 0.281   0.0473 *** 16.8% *** 0.0596 * 21.2% ***
(Med N) 0.305   0.0309 *** 10.1% * 0.0566   18.6% *
(Low P) 0.267   0.0302 *** 11.3% ** 0.0415   15.6%  
(Med P) 0.294   0.0208   7.1%   0.0419   14.3%  
(Low A) 0.259   0.0128   4.9%   0.0383   14.8%  
(High A) 0.390 * 0.0220   5.6%   0.0666 *** 17.1%  
(High A+) 0.414 ** 0.0380 *** 9.2%   0.0758 *** 18.3%  
(High A: Low N−) 0.234 * 0.0536 *** 22.9% *** 0.0479   20.5% **
(High A: Low P) 0.372   0.0304 *** 8.2%   0.0620 ** 16.7%  
(High N++) 0.168 *** 0.0141   8.4%   0.0242 *** 14.4%  
(High P++) 0.294   0.0155   5.3%   0.0431   14.7%  
(High A++) 0.294   0.0178   6.1%   0.0421   14.3%  
  1. Asterisks (*) denote significant differences (p < 0.05*, 0.01**, 0.001***) with respect to (TAP), as per one-way ANOVA. Data are the mean of two independent biological replicates