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Table 1 Growth kinetics, carbon source consumption and product formation rate in batch cultivations and FBA simulation. The numbers represent mean values and deviations from the mean of triplicate cultivations

From: Optimization of lipid production with a genome-scale model of Yarrowia lipolytica

  Glucose Glycerol
  Experiment Simulation Experiment Simulation
μmax (h−1) 0.33 ± 0.02 0.339 0.45 ± 0.01 0.442
YSX (g g−1) 0.46 ± 0.04 0.520 0.55 ± 0.02 0.559
rS (mmol gDW −1 h−1) 4.00 ± 0.35 4.00 8.78 ± 0.20 8.78
rcit (mmol gDW −1 h−1) n.d. 0 n.d. 0
  1. YSX: biomass yield, rS: specific uptake rates glucose or glycerol; rCit: citrate excretion rate, μmax: specific growth rate, n.d. : not detected