Table 4.

Calculated crystal yields per unit of culture medium for different Cry3A strains

StrainBacterial count (CFU/ml)aCrystal vol/cell (μm3)Total crystal vol/ml (μm3)Ratio
DSM 28039.71 × 1070.1009.71.0
4Q7/pPFT3A2.84 × 1070.1323.70.4
4Q7/pPFT3As3.54 × 1070.69124.62.6
NB1763.75 × 1070.2368.91.0
  • a Most of the colonies obtained resulted from viable spores.