TABLE 4.

Correlation analysis of lasR, lasB and aprA transcript levels in early log phase and stationary phase for 35 P. aeruginosa strains and for strains below the median level of lasR at 300 min or above the median level of lasR at 300 min

Groupa120 min300 min
lasRaprAlasRaprA
lasBaprAlasBlasBaprAlasB
r2Pr2Pr2Pr2Pr2Pr2P
A0.06NSb0.3<0.0010.1NSb0.5<0.0010.2<0.010.5<0.001
B0.06NSb0.2NSb0.02NSb0.0006NSb0.002NSb0.4<0.01
C0.1NSb0.6<0.0010.3<0.050.4<0.010.2<0.050.6<0.001
  • a A, 35 P. aeruginosa strains; B, strains below the median level for lasR transcripts at 300 min; C, strains above the median level for lasR at 300 min.

  • b NS, not significant.