Table 1

Phenotypic traits of phage lines with standard errors (computed from observations) and number of assays

ST-1+

ST-1K-12

ΦX174+

ΦX174C

ΦX174sly D

ΦX174sly D C cells

ΦX174sly D low


Optimal lysis interval*

4.4

4.7£

5.2

5.5

5.5

8.7

Lysis interval*

10.4 ± 0.20 (2)

8 ± 0.13 (13)

8 ± 0.89 (2)

11.4 ± 1.2 (3)

11.2 ± 0.54 (4)

8.9 ± 0.44 (3)

10 ± 0.11 (2)

Lysis interval variance

9.2 ± 2.1 (2)

1.3 ± 0.19 (3)

6.4 ± 3.5 (2)

13.2 ± 6.0 (3)

9.3 ± 1.7 (4)

9.6 ± 2.8 (3)

4.3 ± 12.2 (2)

Eclipse time*

7.7 ± 0.013 (2)

5.8 ± 0.05 (3)

7.7 ± 0.11 (2)

6.5 ± 0.015 (3)

9.2 ± 1.4 (4)

8.9 ± 0.50 (2)

8.8 ± 0.05 (2)

Fitness

30.4 ± 1.1 (3)

19.5 ± 1.0 (5)

20.8 ± 0.64 (3)

23.4 ± 0.05 (3)

21.2 ± 0.3 (3)

20.4 ± 0.59 (3)

10.6 ± 0.37 (4)

Burst size

222 ± 35 (9)

160 ± 24 (8)

267 ± 8 (2)

283 ± 33 (3)

148 ± 34 (2)

Adsorption§

8.3 ± 0.61 (3)

8 ± 0.66 (3)

7.2 ± 0.66 (3)

7.7 ± 0.97 (3)

5.9 ± 2.0 (3)


*minutes, minutes2, doublings/hour, §10-9 ml/min

£Under phase II conditions; under phase I conditions the optimal lysis interval is 2.7 min and fitness is 37.3 db/hr

Chantranupong and Heineman BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-37

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