TABLE 3.

Comparison of fluorescence levels associated with pMLBAD-eGFP in the presence of various concentrations of arabinose

StrainGenomovar or speciesGrowth conditionaeGFP expression (rFU)b
5424IIINo arabinose24 ± 23
0.2% arabinose111 ± 24
2.0% arabinose380 ± 24
CEP40VNo arabinose13 ± 12
0.2% arabinose433 ± 32
2.0% arabinose1705 ± 12
DH5 E. coli No arabinose77 ± 29.12
0.2% arabinose103 ± 12.63
2.0% arabinose174 ± 21.00
  • a Bacteria were grown in LB broth with the appropriate supplement of arabinose.

  • b Values reflect the mean ± standard deviation of eight determinations.