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Table 2 The counts of the wild type of B. amyloliquefaciences and the variants at initial and after 21 days incubation. (p = 0.05)

From: Evaluation of the benzo[a]anthracene biodegradation by animal bioassays

Strains Initial count Log N Count after 21 days LogN
wild type 120 × 106 8.79 ± 0.04 33 × 106 7.51 ± 0.05a
V1 36 × 106 7.55 ± 0.03 06 × 106 6.77 ± 0.07a
V2 18 × 106 7.25 ± 0.05 03 × 106 6.47 ± 0.07a
V3 36 × 106 7.55 ± 0.01 76 × 106 7.88 ± 0.04 a
V4 27 × 106 7.43 ± 0.03 83 × 106 7.91 ± 0.01 a
V5 32 × 106 7.50 ± 0.05 40 × 106 7.60 ± 0.06
  1. aMeans a significant log N after 21 days incubation with log N at initial time for the same isolate and Log N for V3, V4 and V5 were more than the rest