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Table 1 Experimental matrix for EPS production with the corresponding variables and responses

From: Influence of culture conditions on the production of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) by Arthrospira platensis

Experiment number Factors Response
A—NaNO3 (mg L−1) B—PFD (μE m−2 s−1) Biomass (g L−1) EPS (mg g−1)
1 0.25 200 0.78 111
2 1.125 200 0.642 70
3 2 200 0.767 100
4 0.25 600 0.868 47
5 1.125 600 1.07 50
6 2 600 1.292 46
7 0.25 1000 0.871 40
8 1.125 1000 0.94 47
9 2 1000 0.913 100
10 1.125 600 1.073 54
11 1.125 600 1.062 51
12 1.125 600 1.087 45