International Journal of Microbiology / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Electron Beam Irradiation Dose Dependently Damages the Bacillus Spore Coat and Spore Membrane

Table 3

Forward-angle scatter (FSC) and side-angle scatter (SSC) values of EB-irradiated Bacillus spores.a

EB dose (kGy)FSC ± SDSSC ± SD

03109 ± 18526329 ± 529
5.32468 ± 10928103 ± 286
10.42453 ± 12730162 ± 372
16.0b2513 ± 8931443 ± 1079
21.7b2628 ± 12331854 ± 922

aMean ± standard deviation for spores identified in Q2 of Figure 4
bLess than 50,000 spores available to evaluate
by Tukey-Kramer test, as compared to 0 dose (unirradiated control).

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