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Table 1 Fatty acids composition of P. purpureum under normal and nitrogen deprivation conditions

From: Physiological and transcriptome analysis elucidates the metabolic mechanism of versatile Porphyridium purpureum under nitrogen deprivation for exopolysaccharides accumulation

  SFA (mg/109 cells) MUFA (mg/109 cells) PUFA (mg/109 cells) UFA (mg/109 cells) TFA (mg/109 cells) ARA/EPA
Control 1.79  ±  0.17 0.15  ±  0.01 2.19  ±  0.16 2.34  ±  0.17 4.13  ±  0.34 4.97  ±  0.27
ND 5.21  ±  0.18a 0.29  ±  0.03c 4.91  ±  0.52c 5.20  ±  0.55c 10.41  ±  1.73b 3.45  ±  0.14b
  1. Data are expressed as mean  ±  SD (n  =  3)
  2. SFA saturated fatty acid; MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid; PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acid; UFA unsaturated fatty acid; TFA total fatty acid; ARA arachidonic acid; EPA eicosapentaenoic acid
  3. aSignificant difference (t test, p  <  0.05)
  4. bSignificant difference (t test, p  <  0.01)
  5. cSignificant difference (t test, p  <  0.001)