Table 1

Total number of colony forming units per ml (mean ± standard error) obtained when cells were maintained in ultrapure water
Time ATCC 23643 ARS-1 ALG-00-530 ALG-02-36
Day 1 9.687 ± 0.135 a,w 9.929 ± 0.040 a,w 9.743 ± 0.004 a,w 9.507 ± 0.060 a,w
Day 7 5.556 ± 0.024 b,w 7.717 ± 0.414 b,x 9.688 ± 0.135 a,y 6.895 ± 0.021 b,z
Day 14 4.908 ± 0.568 c,w 7.451 ± 0.080 b,x 6.732 ± 0.060 b,y 5.533 ± 0.420 c,w

Data was log 10 transformed to ensure normality. Significantly different means (P < 0.05) within columns are noted with superscripts a, b, and c. Superscripts w, x, y and z denote significantly different means (P < 0.05) within rows.

Arias et al.

Arias et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:266   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-266

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