TABLE 3

Filament-to-regular cell ratio of pretreated Salmonella Newport cells transferred to M9, M9Mg, M9pel, and M9pelMg at 0, 4, and 8 ha

Time (h)F/R ratio
M9M9pelM9pelMgM9Mg
03.09 ± 1.033.31 ± 1.893.3 ± 0.523.17 ± 0.81
40.76 ± 0.210.93 ± 0.181.01 ± 0.230.93 ± 0.31
80.18 ± 0.040.15 ± 0.070.27 ± 0.070.14 ± 0.05
  • a Cells were pretreated for 16 h in TSB with 20 mM pelargonic acid.