TABLE 2.

Phenotypes displayed by F38011 wild-type isolates and isogenic filament cap mutants

Relevant characteristicFlaA synthesisFilament assemblyMotilitySecretionAdherenceaInvasionaI/A
Wild type++++100 ± 14100 ± 15.5
fliD mutant (plate cultured)++++85 ± 664 ± 54.1
fliD mutant (broth cultured)+TruncatedNDbND77 ± 629 ± 32.1
flgC mutant52 ± 140.58 ± 0.20.06
  • a Percentage of the value for the wild type.

  • b ND, not determined.