Table 1

Growth of D. mccartyi strains BAV1 and FL2 in coculture with G. lovleyi or G. sulfurreducens

CocultureaDehalcococcoides 16S rRNA gene copies/mlFold increasec
InoculumCell increaseb
Glov-BAV1(3.76 ± 1.16) × 106(8.05 ± 0.93) × 107*20.4
Glov-FL2(7.33 ± 0.81) × 105(2.85 ± 0.61) × 107*37.9
Gsul-BAV1
    DMB−(7.30 ± 1.09) × 106(1.13 ± 0.14) × 1070.55
    DMB+(7.30 ± 1.09) × 106(3.13 ± 0.48) × 10841.8
Gsul-FL2
    DMB−(7.50 ± 2.70) × 105(1.11 ± 0.14) × 1060.48
    DMB+(7.50 ± 2.70) × 105(9.77 ± 2.24) × 107129
  • a DMB−, DMB not added; DMB+, DMB added.

  • b *, after 90 days; †, after 66 days.

  • c Data were averaged from triplicates.