Table 1: Oxygen solubility in distilled water and the culture medium during Monascus ruber CCT 3802 cultivation.

Response*Distilled waterCulture medium
0 h**24 h48 h72 h

𝐶 𝑆 (mgO2 L−1)7.6776.7726.3937.5807.743
𝐻 (mgO2 L−1 atm−1)36.55932.32430.51536.18136.959
𝑅 2 0.9930.9960.9990.9960.992
Relative Deviation (%)***−11.78−16.72−1.27+0.86

*Obtained at 30°C. **Determination performed in the culture medium before inoculation of microorganism. ***Variation concerning the distilled water experiment ( 𝑝 O2 = 0.20946 atm).