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Table 1 Co-production of lutein and protein in C. sorokiniana FZU60 under different cultivation strategies

From: Enhancement of co-production of lutein and protein in Chlorella sorokiniana FZU60 using different bioprocess operation strategies

Cultivation strategy Biomass productivity (mg/L/day) Lutein content (mg/g) Lutein productivity (mg/L/day) Lutein yield (mg/L) Protein content (mg/g) Protein productivity (mg/L/day) Protein yield (mg/L)
Batch 852.76 ± 44.55 7.72 ± 0.40 6.58 ± 0.45 10.99 ± 0.77 538.06 ± 63.60 458.83 ± 23.97 766.96 ± 32.34
Semi-batch I 718.09 ± 134.24 7.83 ± 0.35 5.67 ± 1.09 10.67 ± 0.40 625.47 ± 60.98 446.18 ± 77.46 851.55 ± 30.42
Semi-batch II 805.46 ± 42.58 7.58 ± 0.31 6.11 ± 0.35 10.50 ± 0.43 594.14 ± 56.51 478.14 ± 44.24 822.30 ± 23.28
Semi-batch III 852.50 ± 55.06 7.89 ± 0.32 6.75 ± 0.51 10.80 ± 0.47 561.27 ± 46.67 478.70 ± 52.55 768.59 ± 20.76
Fed-batch I 439.52 ± 17.55 8.96 ± 0.26 3.94 ± 0.27 15.57 ± 2.90 438.31 ± 43.96 192.26 ± 11.63 881.49 ± 35.62
Fed-batch II 611.20 ± 19.94 10.51 ± 0.26 6.43 ± 0.37 28.81 ± 1.50 479.59 ± 9.14 293.03 ± 3.98 1592.77 ± 56.93
Two-stage 1710.71 ± 97.13 8.74 ± 0.40 15.31 ± 1.27 22.93 ± 1.87 632.00 ± 42.84 1080.41 ± 87.11 1617.79 ± 77.35