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Table 1 Thickness and cell density of cellulolytic biofilms cultivated with various types of feedstock and microorganisms

From: Spatial and temporal dynamics of cellulose degradation and biofilm formation by Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis and Clostridium thermocellum

No. Substrate Culture Thickness ρ a (cells cm -2 ) d (μm) Microscope ρ v (cells cm -3 ) Reference
1 Alfalfa leave Mixed rumen bacteria Monolayer 2.12 × 108 0.77 TEM 2.74 × 1012 (Cheng et al. 1984)
2 Forage Fibrobacter succinogenes Monolayer 9.68 × 107 1.15 SEM 8.43 × 1011 (Weimer et al. 1993)
3 Wheat straw Fibrobacter succinogenes Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens Monolayer 6.85 × 107 1.36 SEM 5.02 × 1011 (Miron et al. 2001)
4 Cellulose Land fill mixed culture Monolayer 2.02 × 107 2.51 Confocal 8.05 × 1010 (Burrell et al. 2004)
5 Wheat embryo Agrobacterium tumefaciens Monolayer 5.29 × 107 1.55 SEM 3.41 × 1011 (Mooney and Goodwin 1991)
6 Cellulose Mixed leachate Monolayer 2.53 × 107 2.25 SEM 1.13 × 1011 (Song et al. 2005)
7 Cellulose C. obsidiansis ~ 10 μm 1.69 × 108 1.80 Confocal 1.69 × 1011 This study