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Table 1 Effect of co-substrate on the biodegradation of imidacloprid by resting cells of H. latericoloratus CGMCC 16346

From: Oligotrophic bacterium Hymenobacter latericoloratus CGMCC 16346 degrades the neonicotinoid imidacloprid in surface water

Co-substrateContent (mg/L)Imidacloprid degradation rate (%)
Reduced imidacloprid5-HydroxyOlefin
Glucose51.6 ± 7.2a36.9 ± 5.6a1.4 ± 0.1a52.4
Maltose59.1 ± 11.4a41.0 ± 10.3ac1.6 ± 0.3a59.8
Pyruvate52.0 ± 15.6a46.0 ± 13.10cND52.6
Succinate10.6 ± 2.1b5.0 ± 1.7bND11.6
Control9.0 ± 3.9b3.6 ± 0.6bND9.8
  1. The OD600 of the resting cell transformation broth was 5. The transformation time was 96 h. The data represent the mean values of triplicates. Mean values (± SD) within a column followed by different letters are significantly different at p ≤ 0.05 according to Duncan’s test