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Table 1 Comparative study of lipid production from different strains of oleaginous yeast

From: Triauxic growth of an oleaginous red yeast Rhodosporidium toruloides on waste ‘extract’ for enhanced and concomitant lipid and β-carotene production

Oleaginous yeast strain Carbon source Growth medium Biomass
(g/l)
Lipid content (% dcw) References
Rhodospordium toruloides Glucose/xylose/glycerol Waste ‘extract’ 18 74.5 The present work
Rhodotorula glutinis Glucose Monosodium glutamate (MSG) wastewater 25 20 [34]
Candida lipolytica Methanol NAa NAa 4.9 [35]
Yarrowia lipolytica Molasses and crude glycerol YPD 50 cdw 31 [36]
Cryptococcus terricola JCM 24523 Soluble starch YPD 4.88 61.96 [37]
Rhodosporidium toruloides AS2.1389 Wastewater YPD 8.12 ± 0.23 43.65 ± 1.74 [30]
Rhodotorula glutinis TR29 Molasses Malt extract broth (MEB) 16.2 64.8 [46]
Yarrowia. lipolytica B9 Deproteinized whey DWB medium 7.4 58 [47]
Metschnikowia pulcherrima Glycerol OMP medium 7.4 40 [48]
Cryptococcus curvatus ATCC 20509 Corn stover YPD liquid medium 27.7 43.6 [49]
  1. a Comparative results were analyzed according to dry cell (W/V)