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Table 3 Analysis of sterols content in different yeast species

From: Antarctic yeasts: analysis of their freeze-thaw tolerance and production of antifreeze proteins, fatty acids and ergosterol

Yeast species Biomass Totala, mg g−1
L. creatinivorum 4.0 ± 0.1 4.03 ± 0.12*
C. parapsilosis 8.2 ± 1.0 1.94 ± 0.17
V. victoriae 12.6 ± 2.4 1.52 ± 0.02
D. fristingensis 3.6 ± 0.2 3.43 ± 0.25
R. mucilaginosa 5.8 ± 0.3 2.07 ± 0.04*
C. laryngis 6.5 ± 0.3 2.44 ± 0.09*
S. salmonicolor 5.0 ± 0.6 2.63 ± 0.13
W. anomalus 7.1 ± 0.2 2.23 ± 0.08*
G. gastrica 8.7 ± 0.8 2.13 ± 0.22*
M. gelida 3.2 ± 0.2 3.11 ± 0.02
M. blollopis 1.4 ± 0.1 6.91 ± 0.24
  1. a, normalized by dry weight of yeasts; b, percentages calculated according to analysis by RP-HPLC. *, data from Villarreal et al. [38]. The values are the average of three determinations