Table 2.

Cell densities of different S. aureusstrainsa

StrainOD600b
GP268 7.97 ± 0.235
BB2556.33 ± 0.225
BB255 ΔrsbUVWsigB 6.18 ± 0.19
Newman 8.89 ± 0.16
Newman ΔrsbUVWsigB 6.52 ± 0.135
COL 8.65 ± 0.25
COL ΔrsbUVWsigB 6.99 ± 0.235
  • a Strains were grown for 48 h at 37°C and 200 rpm. Cell densities were measured photometrically as OD600.

  • b The OD600 values ofrsbU + strains are boldfaced. Values shown are results of four independent assays.