TABLE 3.

Efficiency of RpoS translation

StrainTranslation efficiencya
30°C43.5°C
rnc+rne+ ΔdsrA11
rnc+ rne(Ts) ΔdsrA20.1
Δrnc rne+ ΔdsrA62
Δrnc rne(Ts) ΔdsrA80.4
rnc+rne+dsrA+214
rnc+rne(Ts)dsrA+241
Δrnc rne+dsrA+145
Δrnc rne(Ts)dsrA+121
  • a Efficiency of translation of the rpoS mRNA was determined as a ratio of the relative RpoS protein levels to the relative rpoS mRNA levels normalized to that of the rnc+rne+ ΔdsrA strain, as measured to obtain the results shown in Fig. 5 and 6.