TABLE 4.

EOPs of the wild-type phages on various S. thermophilus strains

S. thermophilus strainNo. of spacers identical to phage:Mean EOP ± SDa for phage:
29728582972858
DGCC7710001.01.0
DGCC7710φ2972+S410(1.8 ± 2.0) × 10−50.87 ± 0.04
DGCC7710φ2972+S4φ858+S3221<10−7(2.4 ± 1.3) × 10−5
DGCC7710φ858+S1S2010.67 ± 0.45(9.3 ± 9.3) × 10−6
DGCC7710φ858+S1S2φ2972+S1911(3.1 ± 1.7) × 10−4(1.6 ± 1.3) × 10−6
  • a Results are the means of three independent experiments.