For more accurately describing the durations of the light and the dark phases of microalgal cells over the whole light-dark cycle, and probing into the relationship between the liquid circulation time or velocity, the aeration rate and cell density, a series of experiments was carried out in 10 cm light-path flat plate photobioreactors. The results indicated that the liquid flow in the flat plate photobioreactor could be described by liquid dynamic equations, and a high biomass output, higher content and productivity of arachidonic acid, 70.10 gm−2d−1, 9.62% and 510.3 mg/L, respectively, were obtained under the optimal culture conditions.
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Changhai, W., Yingying, S., Ronglian, X. et al. Effect of liquid circulation velocity and cell density on the growth ofParietochloris incisa in flat plate photobioreactors. Biotechnol. Bioprocess Eng. 10, 103–108 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02932578
- liquid circulation velocity
- light-dark cycle
- Parietochloris incisa
- flat plate photobioreactor