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Table 1 Biomass yield and astaxanthin production (per gram glucose) in JCM9042 and MK19

From: Deregulation of phytoene-β-carotene synthase results in derepression of astaxanthin synthesis at high glucose concentration in Phaffia rhodozyma astaxanthin-overproducing strain MK19

Glucose (g/L) YX/S (g/g)a YP/S (mg/g)b
40 110 160 40 110 160
JCM9042 0.42 ± 0.003 0.218 ± 0.009 0.136 ± 0.003 0.033 ± 0.003 0.010 ± 0.001 0.003 ± 0.001
MK19 0.405 ± 0.036 0.300 ± 0.004 0.202 ± 0.003 0.250 ± 0.004 0.255 ± 0.001 0.073 ± 0.006
  1. a biomass yield (g) per g glucose. b astaxanthin production (mg) per g glucose