TABLE 1.

Variation of cell volume and protein content of Microcystis strain PCC 7806 at different irradiances

PAR (μmol m−2 s−1)Cell vol (μm3)aProtein content (pg cell−1)a
10112.2 ± 4.35.1 ± 0.3
14144.5 ± 2.45.0 ± 0.6
20165.8 ± 16.94.7 ± 1.1
29154.2 ± 21.85.3 ± 0.3
42191.2 ± 10.15.2 ± 0.8
63211.4 ± 13.65.9 ± 0.6
126259.1 ± 13.76.8 ± 0.9
150270.5 ± 6.26.9 ± 0.5
248265.0 ± 9.06.7 ± 1.0
255270.5 ± 6.26.1 ± 0.4
403268.2 ± 11.56.2 ± 0.5
  • a Mean values of five measurements during steady state ± standard deviation.