Table 3

Growth kinetics in cultures co-expressing the mazF6 toxin with cognate and non-cognate antitoxins
MazE % Reduction in growth
MazF6 expressed with non-cognate antitoxins 1 17
2 30
3 11
4 17
5 19
7 33
9 24
MazF6 alone - 46
MazE6 alone - 5
MazF6 6 4

Growth reduction associated with overexpression of the mazF6 toxin can be rescued by co-expression of its cognate antitoxin. Full rescue of the growth defect is not observed when co-expressed with non-cognate antitoxins.

Ramirez et al.

Ramirez et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:240   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-240

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