Table 6

Examples of impact of salt on lipid production by microalgae.

Microalgae Stress conditions Lipid content, lipid productivity Major lipids References
Dunaliella tertiolecta ATCC 30929 NaCl 67.8%, n.d n.d Takagi et al. (2006)
green microalga UTEX 2219-4 NaCl 30.1%, n.d n.d Wang et al. (2011)
green microalga UTEX 2219-4 KCl 27.6%, n.d n.d
Monoraphidium dybowskii LB50 NaCl 41.7%, 57.50 mg.L−1.d−1 n.d Yang et al. (2014)
Scenedesmus obliquus NaCl 36.0%, n.d palmitic acid (C16:0), oleic acid (C18:1n9c) Kaewkannetra et al. (2012)
Chlorella minutissima UTEX 2341 NaCl 31.8%, n.d linoleic acid (C18:2n6), oleic acid (C18:1n9), palmitic acid (C16:0) Cao et al. (2014)
Chlorella vulgaris Multiple NaCl induction 58.6%, n.d n.d Duan et al. (2012)

n.d: not determined

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