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Table 1 Microbial counts (log CFU/mL) of the strains Methylobacterium populi VP2 and Aspergillus sydowii VP4 immediately after inoculation (0 days) and after 15 days of incubation in minimal selective liquid medium (MSLM) containing 0, 30, 40, and 50 % of AEC

From: Effective degradation of organic pollutants in aqueous media by microbial strains isolated from soil of a contaminated industrial site

Microbial strain 0 days 15 days
MSLM with 0 % AEC MSLM with 30 % AEC MSLM with 40 % AEC MSLM with 50 % AEC MSLM with 0 % AEC MSLM with 30 % AEC MSLM with 40 % AEC MSLM with 50 % AEC
Methylobacterium populi VP2 4.86 ± 0.15b 4.85 ± 0.10b 4.88 ± 0.09b 4.83 ± 0.13b 0.00 ± 0.00a 7.27 ± 0.20c 7.41 ± 0.12c 7.33 ± 0.16c
Aspergillus sydowii VP4 2.88 ± 0.20b 2.83 ± 0.21b 2.89 ± 0.17b 2.94 ± 0.24b 0.00 ± 0.00a 5.44 ± 0.19c 5.30 ± 0.13c 5.34 ± 0.22c
  1. The values represent the mean ± SD of two replicates of three independent experiments. Different letters after values in the same row indicate significant differences (p < 0.05)