TABLE 2.

Comparison of levels of cereulide production by B. cereus strains NC7401 and F4810/72 incubated with or without shaking

StrainIncubation time (h)Cereulide production (μg ml of culture−1)a
StaticShaken
NC7401240.0 ± 0.01.36 ± 0.12
F4810/72240.0 ± 0.01.07 ± 0.02
NC7401700.16 ± 0.1221.98 ± 2.21
  • a The cereulide concentration was analyzed after 24 or 70 h of incubation at 21°C.