TABLE 3.

Differential expression patterns in planktonic cells and in biofilm cells after various time of biofilm growtha

Expression pattern% of proteins
Chemo/1d1d/3d3d/6dChemo/6d1d/6d6d/12d
Constant719161436163.5
Upregulated254.53651361.5
Downregulated44.536335
  • a The comparative analysis between different growth conditions was carried out using the software Melanie 3.0 from Genebio. Chemo, planktonic cells grown in a chemostat; 1d, 3d, 6d, and 12d, biofilm cells grown for 1, 3, 6, and 12 days as a biofilm.