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Table 2 Morphometric calculations of strain IIIJ3–1 grown with and without As stress; h = length, r = radius, V = volume and, A = area of the cells

From: Molecular and taxonomic characterization of arsenic (As) transforming Bacillus sp. strain IIIJ3–1 isolated from As-contaminated groundwater of Brahmaputra river basin, India

Growth condition h (μm) r (μm) V (μm3) A (μm2) A/V
Control 3.0 0.5 2.4 11.0 4.7
Aerobic As(III) 2.4 0.7 3.7 13.6 3.7
Anaerobic As(III) 2.2 0.6 2.5 10.6 4.2
Aerobic As(V) 2.0 0.4 1.0 6.0 6.0
Anaerobic As(V) 1.8 0.5 1.4 7.2 5.1