TABLE 3.

Appearance of organic acids during the growth of V. fischeri strains in SWT mediuma

Time (h)Acetate (mM)Lactate (mM)
Wild typeainSWild typeainS
00.10.2NDbND
45.56.9NDND
81.19.71.70.3
120.313.44.95.1
160.214.15.55.2
  • a None of the following appeared at >1.5 mM above SWT medium controls: formate, isobutyrate, isovalerate, propionate, succinate, valerate, and 2-methylbutyric acid. Uninoculated media had between 0.1 and 0.2 mM acetate. Values are the average results from three cultures.

  • b ND, none detected.