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Table 2 Kinetic parameters of R. toruloides during growth in minimal medium and waste extract

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

Growth Medium Growth phase Specific growth rate (µ)
(h−1)
Doubling time (td)
(h)
Yield (Yx/s) Yield (Yp/x) Yield (Yp/s) Productivity (g L−1 h−1)
1. Minimal medium Log 0.093 7.44 0.91 0.6 1.37 0.110
2. Waste ‘extract’ Log 1 0.109 6.35 0.41 0.15 0.06 0.06
  Log 2 0.039 17.63 0.61 0.28 0.17 0.09
  Log 3 0.043 15.87 0.94 0.74 0.70 0.20