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Table 2 BIOLOG EcoPlate™ assays of samples from La Sal del Rey.

From: Phenotypic characterization and 16S rDNA identification of culturable non-obligate halophilic bacterial communities from a hypersaline lake, La Sal del Rey, in extreme South Texas (USA)

  Sample Location
  A B C D E F G H
Substrate         
β-Methyl-D-Glucoside x x x x   x x x
D-Galactonic Acid γ-Lactone x x x x   x x  
L-Arginine x x x x x x x x
Pyruvic Acid Methyl Ester x   x x   x x  
D-Xylose x x x x x x x  
D-Galacturonic Acid x x x x   x x  
L-Asparagine x x x x x x x  
Tween 40 x x x x   x x x
i-Erythritol x x x    x x  
2-Hydroxy Benzoic Acid    x     x x
L-Phenylalanine x x x     x  
Tween 80 x x x x    x  
D-Mannitol x x x    x x x
4-Hydroxy Benzoic Acid x   x x    x  
L-Serine x x   x x x x x
α-Cyclodextrin x x x x   x x  
N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine x x x x   x x  
γ-Hydroxybutyric Acid x x x x x x x x
L-Threonine x x   x x x x  
Glycogen x x   x x x x  
D-Glucosaminic Acid x x x x   x x x
Itaconic Acid x x x x   x x x
Glycyl-L-Glutamic Acid x x x x x x x x
D-Cellobiose x x x x x x x x
Glucose-1-Phosphate x x x x x x x x
α-Ketobutyric Acid x x x x   x x  
Phenylethylamine x x x x x x x x
α-D-Lactose x x x x   x x x
D, L-α-Glycerol Phosphate x x x x   x x x
D-Malic Acid x x x x   x x x
Putrescine x x x x x x x  
   Number of Utilized Substrates 29 28 28 27 12 27 31 16
   Total Activity 32.858 6.995 9.492 7.780 0.397 0.768 3.794 2.506
  1. An 'x' indicates that the organic substrate was utilized by the microbial community. Total activity is the sum of positive absorbance values for all utilized substrates.