TABLE 2.

Growth yield characteristics of quorum-signaling mutants of V. fischeria

StrainOD600bCFU/ml (1010)pHb
Wild type7.61.4 ± 0.27.6
Wild type + 40 nM C8-HSL8.01.9 ± 0.17.8
ainS6.7NDc4.6
ainS + 40 nM C8-HSL8.02.0 ± 0.17.7
luxO8.30.7 ± 0.17.3
ainS luxO8.00.8 ± 0.17.2
litR6.9ND4.5
luxR8.61.8 ± 0.17.6
luxI6.60.7 ± 0.67.6
  • a Data are terminal values for triplicate cultures of each strain grown in SWT medium for 18 h (stationary phase).

  • b All errors were within 4%.

  • c ND, none detected (less than 102 CFU/ml).