TABLE 5.

Stability of pBM variants in different bacterial strains at 30°C

Plasmid% of cells containing plasmida
P. aeruginosaE. coliP. putidaA. faecalis
pBM9B>99<192<1
pBM31>9969>9925
pBM44>9923>996
pBM47>9919>993
pBM93>9978>9915
  • a After 30 generations in the absence of selection. Approximately 30 generations are needed to form a colony from a single cell (14).