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Table 2 Comparison of the kinetic parameters of Rhodosporidium sp. DR37 at production phase (0–72 h) and stationary phase (72–120 h) in optimized medium

From: Rhodosporidium sp. DR37: a novel strain for production of squalene in optimized cultivation conditions

Kinetic parameters

Optimized medium

Production phase (0–72 h)

Stationary phase (72–120 h)

μmax (h−1)

0.092

qs (h−1)

0.226

qp (h−1)

0.036

qsq (h−1)

0.010

Yx/s (%)

28.1a

11.9b

Yp/s (%)

16.3a

− 66.3b

Ysq/s (%)

3.5a

− 27.4b

  1. Different letters (a, b) in the same row show significant difference between the parameters (p ˂ 0.05). μmax maximum specific cell growth rate, qp specific lipid accumulation rate, qsq specific squalene accumulation rate, qs specific sucrose consumption rate, Yx/s growth yield, Yp/s lipid yield, Ysq/s squalene yield