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Table 1 Effects of energy source on P. putida TK1401 colony temperature

From: Measurement of soil bacterial colony temperatures and isolation of a high heat-producing bacterium

Medium ΔTemperaturea Heat outputb Specific growth rateb
(°C) (mW mg protein−1) (h−1)
0.25× LB medium 0.00 ± 0.00 0.62 ± 0.00 1.3 ± 0.1
0.5× LB medium 0.00 ± 0.00 0.70 ± 0.10 1.4 ± 0.1
1× LB medium 0.24 ± 0.17 0.82 ± 0.03 1.2 ± 0.0
2× LB medium 0.22 ± 0.15 0.88 ± 0.03 1.4 ± 0.1
5× LB medium 0.37 ± 0.20 0.93 ± 0.05 1.3 ± 0.1
  1. aTemperature difference between a colony and growth medium.
  2. bHeat output and specific growth rate were determined using a microcalorimeter. Results are means ± standard deviations determined from three replicates.