TABLE 2.

Taxis responses of C. jejuni NCTC11168

Chemical testedaTaxisbTaxis with indicated respiratory inhibitorc
HQNO (37 μM)Sodium azide (500 μM)
l-Aspargine+Reduced0
l-Aspartate+00
Chicken mucusd+ReducedND
l-Cysteine HCl+00
Formate+UnchangedUnchanged
Fumarate+00
l-Glutamate+00
α-Ketoglutamate+00
d-Lactate+ReducedIncreased
l-Malate (1 M)+00
Pyruvate+0Unchanged
l-Serine+ReducedUnchanged
Succinate+0Reduced
Deoxycholic acidUnchangedND
Cholic acidUnchangedND
Taurocholic acidUnchangedUnchanged
Glycocholic acidUnchangedND
  • a Chemicals were used at a 0.1 M concentration, pH 7.

  • b Taxis of C. jejuni NCTC11168 without respiratory inhibitor. +, attraction; −, repulsion.

  • c Responses are stated relative to those for samples without respiratory inhibitor. 0, no response; ND, not determined.

  • d Chicken mucus was extracted from the cecum of chickens.