Table 3: Growth rate (μ), lipid production (g lipids / g biomass) and productivity (mg lipids L-1 d-1) for S. obliquus grown under phototrophic and mixotrophic conditions.

Parameters Culture Medium Treatments
Phototrophic Mixotrophic
WA WW WA WW
µ (d-1) Enriched culture 0.643 0.541 0.389 0.296
Nitrogen limitation 0.425 0.179 0.354 0.225
g lipids/g biomass
(% w/w)
Enriched culture 19.9 20.8 15.8 17.4
Nitrogen limitation 21.0 19.0 19.1 18.3
Productivity
(mg lipids L-1 d-1)
Enriched culture 26.49 23.41 19.24 16.31
Nitrogen limitation 35.35 41.61 37.21 28.18

*(AW): Artificial Wastewater; (WW): Domestic Wastewater

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