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Table 2 Ratio of dead cells to total cells counted by the result of methylene blue staining

From: Furfural tolerance and detoxification mechanism in Candida tropicalis

Time after furfural treatment Ratio of dead cells to total cells
1 g/L furfural 3 g/L furfural 5 g/L furfural 7 g/L furfural 9 g/L furfural
30 min 1.6% (2/126) 3.3% (5/152) 2.3% (5/218) 4.2% (9/213) 11.7% (24/206)
1 h 1.5% (2/129) 3.3% (5/151) 7% (10/142) 25% (45/180) 61.5% (40/65)
2.5 h 2.3% (2/870) 5.6% (10/178) 18.2% (18/99) 25.8% (63/244) 95.1% (136/143)
5 h 1% (1/104) 1% (1/101) 14.9% (23/154) 21% (35/167) 93.3% (70/75)