Table 1.

DOC concentrations and viral abundances in the different DOM fractions at the start of the experiments

FractionDOC (mg liter−1)aViral abundance (107 ml−1)b
LMW DOM4.2 ± 0.140.1 ± 0.03
Virus-reduced TDOM9.2 ± 0.150.6 ± 0.06
Virus-rich TDOM9.6 ± 0.131.7 ± 0.20
  • a Values are means (± standard deviations) of three samples.

  • b Values are means (± ranges) calculated from two incubations.