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Table 1 Fatty acid compositions (%) of C. pyrenoidosa cells

From: The pivotal role of malic enzyme in enhancing oil accumulation in green microalga Chlorella pyrenoidosa

Composition Wild type ME-1 ME-2
C14:0 0.3 ± 0.03 0.18 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.01
C15:0 0.37 ± 0.04 0.17 ± 0.02 0.21 ± 0.03
C16:0 23.97 ± 2.46 19.2 ± 0.42 21.49 ± 1.15
C17:0 0.59 ± 0.11 0.09 ± 0.01 0.08 ± 0.01
C18:0 8.36 ± 1.69 2.95 ± 0.25 4.21 ± 0.19
SUM SFAs 33.59 ± 4.83 22.59 ± 0.71 26.2 ± 1.39
C16:1 0.42 ± 0.07 2.4 ± 0.23 2.54 ± 0.39
C18:1 1.18 ± 0.13 1.17 ± 0.37 1.15 ± 0.18
SUM MUFAs 1.6 ± 0.20 3.57 ± 0.60 3.69 ± 0.57
C16:2 1.89 ± 0.48 0.39 ± 0.04 0.04 ± 0.01
C16:3 8.24 ± 0.02 13.88 ± 0.52 13.88 ± 0.61
C18:2 12.29 ± 3.35 14.08 ± 1.43 12.85 ± 2.78
C18:3 18.9 ± 0.26 27.01 ± 2.69 26.27 ± 1.82
SUM PUFAs 41.32 ± 4.11 55.36 ± 5.68 53.04 ± 5.22