TABLE 3.

COMSTAT analysis of biofilm structures formed by wild-type V. cholerae in 0.2 M and 0.5 M NaCl-containing 2% LBa

Time (h)NaCl concn (M)Total biomass (μm3/μm2)Thickness (μm)Roughness coefficient
AvgMaximum
240.29.0 (1.3)10.0 (1.7)16.9 (2.7)0.12 (0.02)
0.510.1 (0.9)11.2 (1.3)17.3 (2.1)0.10 (0.01)
480.211.6 (1.6)14.5 (2.3)27.5 (6.5)0.16 (0.03)
0.517.3 (1.1)19.2 (1.3)29.3 (2.7)0.10 (0.01)
720.212.3 (4.9)17.0 (5.1)33.2 (10.0)0.17 (0.05)
0.521.1 (6.7)25.5 (7.9)38.3 (12.1)0.10 (0.03)
  • a Values presented are means of data from at least five z-series image stacks. The numbers in parentheses indicate standard deviations.