TABLE 2.

Effect of 24 h of carbon and nitrogen starvation on the viability of strains A and Ba

StrainUnstarvedC starvedbN starvedb
A8.6 · 106 ± 4.4 · 1066.5 · 104 ± 6.4 · 1041.6 · 107 ± 3.5 · 106
B5.2 · 106 ± 2.1 · 1061.8 · 105 ± 8.8 · 1041.0 · 107 ± 3.8 · 106
  • a The results (CFU per milliliter) are mean values of two independent experiments for each strain, and the minimum and maximum values are indicated.

  • b Starvation was performed anaerobically.