Table 1: Specific death rates of P. euphratica cell suspensions after incubation for 20 min at different temperatures (25 to 75°C) followed by recovery at 25°C.

TemperatureSpecific death rate (/h)

25°C0
40°C0.007
45°C0.012
50°C0.026
55°C0.179
65°C0.543
75°C0.669