Table 1 Growth and metabolism of PFA-treated bacteria.

From: An alternative food source for metabolism and longevity studies in Caenorhabditis elegans

PFA (%) Time Growth OCR
0 24 h 107 High
0.25 30 min 105 High
0.25 1 h 102 Low
0.25 2 h 0 None
0.5 30 min 102 Low
0.5 1 h 0 None
0.5 2 h 0 None
0.75 30 min 0 Low
0.75 1 h 0 None
0.75 2 h 0 None
  1. OCR is compared to mock-treated OP50.
  2. Growth = colony-forming units.
  3. OCR = oxygen consumption.
  4. High = >75% of control, Medium = 25–75% of control, Low = <25% of control, None = no difference from blank.