Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2002 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 5 No. 2, Issue of August 15, 2002
 


Table 4.

Expression of catabolic properties and survival of R. eutropha and A. lwofii in BKME microcosms.


Microcosms conditions

Survival*

3-CB removal (%)

BKME

BKME sterile

BKME

n.a.

n.a.

0**

BKME + R. eutropha JMP134

+

+

70

BKME + R. eutropha JMP222

+

+

0

BKME + R. e. JMP222::TFD4

-

+

20

BKME + A. lwoffii RB2

+

+

26

BKME + A. lwoffii RB2::ITFD3

+

+

11


* : > 106 colony forming units per ml after six days.
**% Dechlorination determined after 6 days of incubation and calculated from the stoichiometric theoretical value using 1 mM 3-CB.
N.A.: non applicable.

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