TABLE 1.

Change in motile colony morphology of TM1040 in response to attractants, compared to the control

Attractant(s)Responsea
Amino acids
    Alanine, arginine, asparagine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, methionine, phenylalanine, proline, threonine, valine++
    Glycine, histidine, cysteine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, serine, tryptophan, tyrosine+
DMSP metabolite(s)
    DMSP, acrylate, MMPA++
    MPA+
    DMSO
Sugars
    Galactose, N-acetylglucosamine, sucrose++
    Glucose, maltose, glycerol+
    Lactose, arabinose, fructose, fucose, mannose, ribose, xylose
TCA Intermediate(s)
    Citrate, fumurate++
    Succinate+
    Alpha-ketoglutarate
  • a The strength of the response indicates the change in motile colony morphology when a chemical is spotted near the colony periphery compared to the control, no spotted chemical.