TABLE 4.

Average expression of S. enterica Newport genes relative to rplU in cells on LB agar, in sprout irrigation water, or attached to alfalfa sprouts at 24 h postinoculation

Medium or conditionGeneAvg expression (SD) of S. enterica gene
96Eo1152C-TX (wild type)JDB 287 (agfD-agfBA intergenic region)
LB agaragfD0.5 (0.5)0.02 (0.008)
agfB1,236 (300)9 (5.1)
Irrigation wateragfD7.7 (0.4)0.6 (0.5)
agfB102,609 (40,253)128 (0.00)
Alfalfa sproutagfD0.6 (0.6)0.07 (0.03)
agfB724 (0.00)15.5 (7.3)