Table 5.

Substrates supporting growth of strains ofSporomusa spp.

SubstrateGrowtha
DR1/8DR5DR6DR15DR16
H2 + CO2 +++++
Lactate++
Ethanol+++++
Succinate
Betaine+++++
Ethylene glycol++++
2,3-Butanediol+++++
3,4,5-TMBb ++
  • a +, growth; −, no growth.

  • b 3,4,5-TMB, 3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoate.