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Table 1 Sterols obtained from S. cerevisiae strains used in this study (mg per g of dry yeast)

From: Identification and functional characterization of the CYP51 gene from the yeast Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous that is involved in ergosterol biosynthesis

  S. cerevisiae strains
  (Sc- erg 11 +/− ) Sc-h ERG11 Sc-h CYP51
Cultivation Time (h) 10 24 56 10 24 56 10 24 56
Total sterols 25 ± 5 11 ± 1 21 ± 3 21 ± 8 16 ± 5 38 ± 7 19 ± 3 9 ± 1 20 ± 2
Ergosterol (11 min) 23 ± 5 10 ± 1 20 ± 2 17 ± 2 15 ± 4 34 ± 6 16 ± 3 9 ± 3 18 ± 2
Peak 2 (12.5 min) ND 0.03 ± 0.02 0.2 ± 0.3 ND 0.06 ± 0.02 0.4 ± 0.4 ND ND 0.21 ± 0.04
Peak 3 (15 min) 3 ± 1 0.7 ± 0.1 1.45 ± 0.03 4 ± 1 1.5 ± 0.4 3.1 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.6 0.7 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.1
  1. ND: Not detected. Table values correspond to the average result from three independent cultures ± standard deviations. The RP-HPLC retention time is indicated in parenthesis.