TABLE 3.

Fatty acid composition of total membrane lipid extracts from S. pneumoniae JNR/87(pLS1RGFP) and JNR7/87(pPL100)

Fatty acid(s) or ratioa% of total fatty acid in indicated strainb
JNR7/87(pLS1RGFP)JNR7/87(pPL100)
SFAs
    n-12:00.68 ± 0.260.19 ± 0.06
    n-14:03.94 ± 0.452.28 ± 0.51
    Anteiso-15:00.11 ± 0.010.12 ± 0.03
    n-16:032.10 ± 1.7629.83 ± 2.48
    Iso-17:00.06 ± 0.040.28 ± 0.03
    Anteiso-17:00.63 ± 0.070.59 ± 0.03
    n-18:011.30 ± 1.8015.06 ± 0.76
    Σ SFAs48.82 ± 4.3948.35 ± 3.90
    18:0/16:00.35 ± 0.040.50 ± 0.01
UFAs
    n-14:10.34 ± 0.100.09 ± 0.04
    n-16:1Δ72.11 ± 0.460.76 ± 0.10
    n-16:1Δ99.49 ± 1.993.35 ± 0.42
    n-16:1Δ111.23 ± 0.300.94 ± 0.24
    Σ 16:112.83 ± 2.755.05 ± 0.76
    n-18:1Δ95.33 ± 0.725.11 ± 0.28
    n-18:1Δ1133.78 ± 1.7641.04 ± 2.30
    n-18:1Δ131.71 ± 0.252.77 ± 0.16
    Σ 18:140.82 ± 2.7348.92 ± 2.74
    Σ UFAs53.65 ± 5.4853.97 ± 3.50
    18:1/16:13.18 ± 0.499.68 ± 0.93
  • a SFA, saturated fatty acid; UFA, unsaturated fatty acid.

  • b Mean values and standard deviations of six independent experiments are depicted.