Table 1

Phenotypic characterization of P.aeruginosa AES-1R compared to PAO1 and PA14

Phenotypic Characteristic

AES-1R

PAO1

PA14


Mucoidy (+/-)

-

-

-

Pyocyanin (+/-)

+++

+

+++

Pyoverdine (+/-)

+

+

+

Biofilm (Abs 620 nm)

0.06 ± 0.03

0.11 ± 0.04

0.27 ± 0.06

Elastase (dmm)

17.67 ± 3.12

12.00 ± 0.67

21.33 ± 2.01

Rhamnolipid (dmm)

9.0 ± 0.50

10.0 ± 0.7

11.0 ± 1.0

Phospholipase C (dmm)

17.33 ± 0.87

16.25 ± 1.02

23.33 ± 1.67

Hemolysin (dmm)

7.0 ± 0.4

7.0 ± 0.8

11.0 ± 0.6

Total Protease (dmm)

17.0 ± 1.3

14.0 ± 1.4

19.0 ± 2.3

Swimming Motility (dmm)

37.50 ± 4.79

29.25 ± 5.87

35.00 ± 1.06

Twitching Motility (dmm)

12.5 ± 3.8

17.3 ± 1.1

NP


dmm; diameter in mm; +/-, characteristics measured on a relative scale of (-) no evidence of that phenotype; (+) low, (++) intermediate and (+++) high. NP, not performed

Hare et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-16

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