Bacterial speciesa

Weight of one genome (g)

                Product A (expired)

                          Product A (new)

 

 

Avg. number genome copies/ng total DNA

% total DNA

 

Avg. number genome copies/ng total DNA

% total DNA

Bacillus cereus

 5.93E-15

 

1243.1 (57.8)

0.65

 

179.7 (8.3)

0.12

Bacillus licheniformis

4.63E-15

 

184965.2 (8688.9)

97.17

 

106260.2 (5390.8)

72.98

Bacillus subtilis

4.62E-15

 

16.8 (2.4)

0.008

 

38840.9 (1672.8)

26.68

Brevibacillus choshinensis

5.00E-15

 

186.7 (7.3)

0.10

 

58.5 (3.6)

0.04

Acinetobacter baumannii

3.94E-15

 

1251.4 (79.5)

0.66

 

5.5 (0.8)

 0.003

Enterococcus faecium

3.53E-15

 

2686.5 (238.2)

1.41

 

248.1 (22.7)

0.17


aThe extracts were tested by PCR using common eukaryotic and yeast probes but were negative
Table 6: Relative number of bacteria in extracted consortia DNA.