Table 2 C, N, and P cell inventories of N. maritimus NAOA6 grown in P-deplete or P-replete SCM medium.

C:N:P values were all estimated by the same SEM-EDS instrumentation. Initial Pi concentrations of P-replete and P-deplete incubations were 1.4 to 1.7 and 0.35 to 0.37 μM.

SCM
medium
C:N:P
(molar)
fg C cell−1fg N cell−1fg P cell−1
P-replete58:10:134 ± 146.5 ± 2.81.5 ± 0.6
P-deplete89:15:117 ± 63.4 ± 1.30.5 ± 0.2