Table 1.

Compounds used by marine AQDS-reducing isolates as electron donors

Electron donor (mM)Utilizationa by strain:
SDB-1SDB-2FD-1CD-1
H2 (101 kPa)
Formate (10)
Acetate (10)++++
Propionate (5)+++
Butyrate (5)NDND
Methanol (10)
Ethanol (10)++++
Phenol (0.5)
Lactate (10)+
Palmitate (1)
Benzoate (0.5)
Toluene (1)
Glucose (10)
Yeast extract (1 g/liter)ND+
Pyruvate (10)NDND
Succinate (10)++++
Fumarate (10)ND+ND+
  • a +, utilization of electron donor; −, no utilization; ND, not determined.