Table 3

Comparison of doubling times of ANME in different enrichment systems

Sediment origin

ANME group

Methane pressure

Operational mode

Doubling time (months)

Reference


Monterey Bay

ANME-1

Ambient

Continuous flow

1.1

[16]

Gulf of Mexico

ANME-1

1.5 MPa

Batch

2-3.4

[22]

Eckernforde Bay

ANME-2a

Ambient

Continuous flow

3.8

[10]

Monterey Bay

ANME-2c

Ambient

Continuous flow

1.4

[16]

Hydrate Ridge

ANME-2a/2c and SRB consortia

1.4 MPa

Fed-batch

7.5

[9]


Zhang et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:137   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-137

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