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Table 2 Diesel biodegradation by single Acinetobacter isolates without additional carbon source

From: Characterization and genomic analysis of a diesel-degrading bacterium, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus CA16, isolated from Canadian soil

Species % Diesel degraded Timeline Initial diesel Initial culture Ref. Notes
A. calcoaceticus CA16 88% 28 days 2% OD600 = 0.5 present study  
A. calcoaceticus GK2 87% 10 days 0.1% (1 g/L) OD590 = 0.1 [40]  
Acinetobacter oleivorans PF1 16% 10 days 0.1% (1 g/L) OD590 = 0.1 [40]  
Acinetobacter haemolyticus 2SA 70% 21 days 1% unknown [41] 90% degradation with the biosurfactant kurstakin
Acinetobacter baumannii 58.1% 10 days 2% unknown [42] Culture OD600 was 1.515 after 10 days
Acinetobacter venetianus 76% 4 days 0.02% (200 mg/L) OD600 = 0.7 [43] 90% degradation with immobilized cells
Acinetobacter junii VA2 75.8% 15 days 0.05% (0.5 mg/mL) 5 × 10^8 cells/mL [39]  
Acinetobacter beijerinckii ZRS 20.87% 7 days 0.5% OD600 = 0.05 [14] 80.40% degradation with nutritional supplements including yeast extract
Acinetobacter sp. strain Y2 80% 10 days 2% 4 × 10^7 cells/mL [44]  
Acinetobacter haemolyticus MJ01 93.3% 3 days 0.1% (1000 mg/L) 6 × 10^6 CFU/mL [45]  
Acinetobacter johnsonii MJ4 92.9% 3 days 0.1% (1000 mg/L) 6 × 10^6 CFU/mL [45]