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Table 2 Lipid composition (in % of total quantified lipids) of strain TLO in comparison with phylogenetically closely related species

From: Isolation and characterization of a new CO-utilizing strain, Thermoanaerobacter thermohydrosulfuricus subsp. carboxydovorans, isolated from a geothermal spring in Turkey

Lipids Strain TLO T. thermohydrosulfuricus T. siderophilus
FLF BLF FLF BLF FLF BLF
Summed concentration (mg/g dry weight) 6.7 2.0 17.4 2.9 8.6 0.6
n-C14 FA 4 1 n.d. n.d. 7 2
Iso-C15 FA 39 25 81 60 3 40
Anteiso-C15 FA 2 2 2 2 0 8
n-C16 FA 5 1 2 2 19 5
Iso-C17 FA 16 5 12 22 66 16
Anteiso-C17 FA 2 1 1 2 5 4
n-C18 FA n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. 1
Iso-C15-OH 10 n.d. 1 n.d. <1 3
n-C16-OH 7 1 n.d. n.d. n.d. 1
Iso-C17-OH 9 9 1 n.d. n.d. n.d.
Anteiso-C17-OH 4 <1 n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.
α,ω-13,16-Dimethyl-octacosanedoic acid 2 50 n.d. 12 n.d. 20
α,ω-13,16-Dimethyl-triacontanedioic acid n.d. 2 n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.
30-Hydroxy-13,16-dimethyl-triacontanoic acid n.d. 3 n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.
  1. The strains were grown in glucose-containing bicarbonate-buffered (BM) medium at 65°C for 24 h
  2. n.d. not detected, FA fatty acid, OH alcohol, FLF free lipid fraction, BLF bound lipid fraction