TABLE 3.

Energy taxis toward alternative electron acceptors

Alternative electron acceptoraTaxis under indicated conditionb
Microaerophilic (6% O2)Nearly anaerobic (1% O2)
DMSO0+
Hydrogen peroxide0+
Fumarate0+ (very weak)
Nitrite0+
Nitrate0+
  • a Alternative electron acceptors were used at a 20 mM concentration.

  • b Taxis of C. jejuni NCTC11168 toward alternative electron acceptors under indicated condition. +, attraction; 0, no response.