Table 2

Effect of H-NS on expression of V. cholerae exopolysaccharide biosynthesis genes and their regulators

GeneaRelative expressionMutant/WT ratio
WTΔhns
vpsA0.009 ± 0.00300.397 ± 0.240244
vpsL0.006 ± 0.00010.689 ± 0.2500115
vpsR0.688 ± 0.17271.321 ± 0.19001.9
vpsT0.058 ± 0.00301.338 ± 0.368323
hapR4.724 ± 1.47786.566 ± 0.55931.4
cytR0.830 ± 0.16901.087 ± 0.10771.3
  • a ∗, mutant significantly different from wild type (P < 0.01, one-tailed t test; n = 3).