TABLE 4.

Cereulide production by B. weihenstephanensis MC67 and MC118 compared to that of reference strains of emetic B. cereusa

StrainCereulide production (μg/g biomass [wet wt]) at:
8°C12°C15°C25°C
MC670.10.32.1530
MC1180.10.11.4606
F4810/72NGb1.20.495d
NC7401NG1.00.3117
NS117NG0.30.2353
F3080B/84NGNG0.4c94e
F5881NG1.70.8211
RIVM-BC68NG0.20.124
B203NG1.71.162
  • a Strains were grown on BHI agar and incubated aerobically for 10 days at four different temperatures, and cereulide production was determined by LC-HR-MS.

  • b NG, no growth.

  • c Standard deviation, 0.1 μg/g.

  • d Standard deviation, 18 μg/g.

  • e Standard deviation, 76 μg/g.