Table 1

Latent variables related to specific adaptation

Latent variables

Related strains

Functions of selected enriched genes by ICA


Up regulated

Down regulated


2

B12-4, B12-7

Antibiotic resistance

Iron metabolism

Citronellol/leucine catabolism

-


4

B6-0, B6-4

LPS modification

Flagellum biogenesis


16

CF114-1973

Fimbrial biogenesis

-


20

CF66-2008

LPS modification

-


22

CF173-2002

-

-


14

Early stage isolates from 1973

Type III secretion

-


6

Late stage isolates

Antimicrobial peptide tolerance

-


10

Late stage isolates

Potassium uptake system

Quorum sensing


18

Late stage isolates

Alginate biosynthesis

Motilities


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