Table 10.

Resistance to tellurite by some representative members of the Proteobacteria

Sp.Phylogenetic subgroupMIC of K2TeO3a (μg/ml)
Aerobic photosynthetic
Erythromicrobium hydrolyticum α-42,500
Erythromicrobium ramosum α-42,300
Erythromicrobium ezovicum α-42,000
Erythromonas ursincola α-42,700
Erythrobacter litoralis α-41,500
Sandaracinobacter sibiricus α-41,200
Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus α-11,200
Anaerobic photosynthetic purple
Rhodospirillum rubrum α-120
Rhodopseudomonas palustris α-2200
Rhodopseudomonas viridis α-280
Rhodobacter sphaeroides α-3900
Rhodobacter capsulatus α-3800
Rhodocyclus gelatinosus β-15
Nonphotosynthetic
Escherichia coli γ-3<5
Agrobacterium tumefaciens α-250
Pseudomonas putida γ-340
  • a Aerobic growth.