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Table 3 Analysis of fatty acid composition of wild-type strain and mutant strains

From: Heavy ion mutagenesis combined with triclosan screening provides a new strategy for improving the arachidonic acid yield in Mortierella alpina

Strains Fatty acids content (% total fatty acids)
C14:0 C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3 C20:3 C20:4
WT 2.83 ± 0.07 18.33 ± 0.46 13.32 ± 0.99 25.65 ± 1.79 5.72 ± 0.52 2.88 ± 0.14 3.75 ± 0.12 23.99 ± 1.92
Z-44 1.13 ± 0.04 11.26 ± 0.93 22.35 ± 1.37 7.91 ± 0.27 6.45 ± 0.16 3.83 ± 0.05 2.64 ± 0.09 39.37 ± 0.28
F-23 0.61 ± 0.01 10.93 ± 0.02 13.95 ± 0.01 8.48 ± 0.29 5.35 ± 0.12 3.97 ± 0.07 3.53 ± 0.02 49.12 ± 0.06
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard deviations