Table 3

Growth comparison of P. ultimum DAOM BR 144 on different carbon sources and the pH of the medium after 7 days

DAOM BR144


Carbon source

Mycelium density

pH on day 7


No carbon

-

5.1

25 mM D-glucose

+++

2.9

25 mM D-fructose

+++

2.9

25 mM D-xylose

-

5

25 mM L-arabinose

-

5

25 mM cellobiose

+++

4

25 mM sucrose

+++

3.2

1% cellulose

-

5.2

1% birch wood xylan

-

4.7

1% soluble starch

+++

3.5

1% citrus pectin*

+

5


The symbols indicate poor growth (+), moderate growth (++), good growth (+++), very good growth (++++), or growth less than or equal to the no-carbon medium (-). The data are the average of the two duplicates used for this experiment.

Lévesque et al. Genome Biology 2010 11:R73   doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-7-r73

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