TABLE 2

Metal retention by wild-type and ΔficI strains

StrainAvg ng · OD600−1 · ml−1 of indicated elementSD
Fe
Wild type + empty pBBR1MCS-2109.112.0
Wild type + pBBR1MCS-2::ficI225.515.1
ΔficI strain + empty pBBR1MCS-299.94.0
ΔficI strain + pBBR1MCS-2::ficI200.916.32
Co
Wild type55.42.1
ΔficI strain26.01.4
Mg
Wild type204.210.4
ΔficI strain204.613.2