Table 3

Biofilm formation of WT and ΔluxS strains
Strains Biofilm biomass (μm3/μm2) Average thickness (μm)
Day 3 Day 5 Day 3 Day 5
WT 3.01 ± 0.2 11.71 ± 1.25 3.81 ± 0.35 11.51 ± 0.92
ΔluxS 20.16 ± 1.59* 25.67 ± 1.16* 20.79 ± 1.47* 26.18 ± 0.43*
WT + AI-2 0.11 ± 0.01 10.44 ± 0.51 0.12 ± 0.01 9.45 ± 0.5
ΔluxS + AI-2 0.49 ± 0.018 14.31 ± 0.59 0.59 ± 0.06 13.53 ± 0.5

* Significantly different results compared with WT (P < 0.01).

Yu et al.

Yu et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:288   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-288

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