Table 2.

Temperature effects on anaerobic killing of S. mutans GS-5 by 10 mM Fe2+

Temp (°C)−log10(N/N0)a
15 min30 min45 min
42.14 ± 0.08 (5)2.37 ± 0.29 (5)2.48 ± 0.44 (5)
152.49 ± 0.58 (4)2.91 ± 0.71 (4)3.05 ± 0.68 (4)
202.58 ± 0.60 (4)3.31 ± 0.43 (4)3.41 ± 0.74 (4)
373.68 ± 0.25 (4)3.84 ± 0.36 (4)3.98 ± 0.95 (4)
483.23 ± 0.22 (2)3.60 ± 0.18 (2)3.63 ± 0.31 (2)
  • a Minus log10 of the ratio of the plate count after the indicated exposures to the initial plate count. Values are averages ± standard deviations, with the number of trials given in parentheses.