Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2005 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 8 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2005
 

Table 1. Growth of 69 cultures of PNPB, isolated from latex rubber sheet wastewater processes, on different wastewater media using microaerobic-light conditions after 72 hrs cultivation.

OD 660 nm

Sterile wastewater (SW)

SW +0.10% YE

Raw wastewater (RW)*

RW +0.10% YE

Numbers of isolates that grew to the designated OD600

>0.10-0.15

14

0

23

0

>0.15-0.20

31

0

30

0

>0.20-0.25

20

0

9

0

>0.25-0.30

2

0

6

0

>0.30-0.40

2 (DK1, DK6)

0

1 (DK6)

0

>0.40-0.60

0

12

0

18

>0.60-0.80

0

19

0

25

>0.80-1.00

0

30

0

20

>1.00

0

8

0

6


* The OD600 obtained after 72 hrs, without inoculation, was always < 0.10.

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