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Table 4 Values of EC 50,τ; (mM) describing the effect of carboxylic acids on bacterial growth.

From: Evaluation of toxic effects of several carboxylic acids on bacterial growth by toxicodynamic modelling

  Bacteria
Carboxylic acids Bs Cb Ec Ln La
Formic 35.21 14.65 16.91 17.47 3.52
Acetic 31.60 18.29 25.84 61.25 5.20
Propionic 23.23 16.07 23.42 39.06 5.09
Butyric 31.90 17.12 28.73 31.58 3.96
L+lactic 44.42 17.13 21.36 28.97 4.51
D-lactic - 18.47 31.51 25.84 -
  1. Keys for bacteria are described in Table 7.