Table 5

Biomass yields

Growth Condition

Yield (g biomass/mole carbon)


Autotrophic

28.9


Heterotrophic

15.6


Mixotrophic

Increases with increasing light flux from 13.5 to a maximum of 22.9


Biomass yields under different growth conditions. The organic carbon source for heterotrophic and mixotrophic growth was exogenously supplied acetate.

Boyle and Morgan BMC Systems Biology 2009 3:4   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-3-4

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