Characterization of cell growth and starch production in the marine green microalga Tetraselmis subcordiformis under extracellular phosphorus-deprived and sequentially phosphorus-replete conditions

@article{Yao2013CharacterizationOC,
  title={Characterization of cell growth and starch production in the marine green microalga Tetraselmis subcordiformis under extracellular phosphorus-deprived and sequentially phosphorus-replete conditions},
  author={Chang-Hong Yao and Jiang-Ning Ai and Xu-Peng Cao and Song Xue},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2013},
  volume={97},
  pages={6099-6110}
}
Microalgal starch is a potential feedstock for biofuel production. Nutrient stress is widely used to stimulate starch accumulation in microalgae. Cell growth and starch accumulation in the marine green microalga Tetraselmis subcordiformis were evaluated under extracellular phosphorus deprivation with initial cell densities (ICD) of 1.5, 3.0, 6.0, and 9.0 × 106 cells mL−1. The intracellular stored phosphorus supported cell growth when extracellular phosphorus was absent. The maximum starch… CONTINUE READING