Table 2

Growth of bacterial isolates on lignin monomers.

Aromatic compound

Pandoraea norimbergensis LD001

Pseudomonas sp. LD002

Bacillus sp. LD003


phenol

+

+

+

4-hydroxybenzylalcohol

-

-

-

4-hydroxybenzaldehyde

+

+

+

4-hydroxybenzoic acid

+

+

+

guaiacol

-

-

-

vanillyl alcohol

-

-

-

vanillin

+

-

+

vanillic acid

+

+

+

syringol

-

-

-

syringaldehyde

+

+

-

syringic acid

+

+

+

veratryl alcohol

-

-

-

anisole

-

-

-


Growth of bacterial isolates in MM with 5 mM lignin monomer as sole carbon and energy source. Growth was considered positive if observed after a successive transfer to fresh medium. Experiments were performed in duplicate. +, Growth; -, no growth

Bandounas et al. BMC Biotechnology 2011 11:94   doi:10.1186/1472-6750-11-94

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