Table 1

Classes of ΦCbK-resistant mutants isolated
# of mutants Stalksa Rosettesa Swimminga Swarmingb
Wild-type Control + + + ++++
ΔpodJ Control + - + ++
ΔpleC Control - - - +
Class A 297 + + + ND
Class B 5 + + - -
Class C 3 + + - +
Class D 3 + + - ++
Class E (podJ) 8 + - + ++
Class F (pleC) 13 +/− - + +
Class G (YB3558) 1 +/− +/− + +++

aDetermined by visual identification in liquid culture. bDetermined by assaying motility of cells through low-percentage agar. Phenotypes scored on a relative scale from fully motile (++++) to non-motile (−). ND = not determined.

Curtis et al.

Curtis et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:166   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-166

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