Maximum NaCl concentration tolerated

Value 0.5 M
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Vargas C, Argandona M, Reina-Bueno M, Rodriguez-Moya J, Fernandez-Aunion C, Nieto JJ. Unravelling the adaptation responses to osmotic and temperature stress in Chromohalobacter salexigens, a bacterium with broad salinity tolerance. Saline Systems. 2008 Sep 154(1):14. link pp.6 PubMed ID18793408
Primary Source Csonka LN, Epstein W : Osmoregulation. In: Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed. Edited by Neidhart FC , Curtiss JJ. Washington, DC , ASM Press 1996, 1210-1223
Comments C. salexigens is a true halophile, requiring at least 0.5 M NaCl for any growth at all in minimal medium
Entered by Uri M
ID 102330