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Table 2 Characteristics of magnetosomes produced under anoxic and microoxic conditions

From: An automated oxystat fermentation regime for microoxic cultivation of Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense

Process time MS diameter
[nm]
Cell length
[µm]
MS/Cell MS/cell length
[µm−1]
Anoxic
 0 h 25.8 ± 8.9 3.0 ± 0.7 24.4 ± 2.3 8.1 ± 0.5
 15 h 32.0 ± 9.5 2.9 ± 0.6 25.6 ± 0.6 8.8 ± 0.8
 20 h 33.5 ± 9.1 3.0 ± 0.8 25.5 ± 2.1 8.4 ± 0.2
 34 h 33.8 ± 9.4 3.1 ± 0.7 25.3 ± 0.6 8.1 ± 0.2
Microoxic
 0 h 26.7 ± 8.5 3.3 ± 0.8 29.2 ± 2.7 8.8 ± 0.1
 14 h 26.7 ± 8.4 3.1 ± 0.8 27.9 ± 0.9 8.9 ± 1.1
 18 h 29.3 ± 7.9 3.4 ± 0.9 28.4 ± 2.8 7.7 ± 0.6
  1. Magnetosome diameter was measured with approximately 1000 particles per triplicate. Cell length was determined for 100 cells