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Table 3 Growth parameters of R. azoricus and C. oleaginosum cultivated in shaken flasks on YNB media containing different carbon sources

From: Recycling industrial food wastes for lipid production by oleaginous yeasts Rhodosporidiobolus azoricus and Cutaneotrichosporon oleaginosum

  R. azoricus C. oleaginosum
µmax (h-1) q (mmolsug/gdw/h) Biomass yield (gdw/gsug) Final biomass (g/L) Consumed sugars (g/L) µmax (h-1) q (mmolsug/gdw/h) Biomass yield (gdw/gsug) Final biomass (g/L) Consumed sugars (g/L)
Glu + Fru + Suc 0.22 ± 0.02 ND 0.22 ± 0.07 4.10 ± 0.42 18 ± 1.32 0.26 ± 0.08 ND 0.32 ± 0.08 12.06 ± 0.46 37 ± 1.76
Glucose 0.21 ± 0.02 3.40 ± 0.09 0.20 ± 0.04 4.00 ± 0.39 20 ± 1.00 0.22 ± 0.09 3.21 ± 0.21 0.33 ± 0.09 12.00 ± 0.51 36 ± 1.30
Fructose 0.23 ± 0.03 2.51 ± 0.17 0.32 ± 0.07 9.01 ± 0.21 28 ± 1.50 ND ND ND ND ND
Sucrose 0.22 ± 0.05 ND 0.25 ± 0.06 3.90 ± 0.22 15 ± 2.23 ND ND ND ND ND
  1. ND not determined