TABLE 2.

Lag times of wild-type and dps strains

Days in stationary phaseLength of lag time (min) ± SDLag time ratio (dps mutant/wild type)
Wild typedps
183 ± 23152 ± 301.8
288 ± 19175 ± 502.0
381 ± 31100 ± 201.2
4105 ± 11105 ± 111
598 ± 498 ± 41
6100 ± 21100 ± 211
790 ± 42140 ± 551.6
8100 ± 0110 ± 141.1
9125 ± 45125 ± 451
1095 ± 695 ± 61