TABLE 2.

Growth of mutant strains in planktonic and biofilm states

ParameterResults fora
DAY286 (reference strain)GKO9 (mds3/mds3)GKO443 (suv3/suv3)GKO814 (nup85/nup85)GKO798 (kem1/kem1)
Planktonic doubling time (min)70 ± 171 ± 272 ± 0.588 ± 174 ± 0.5
Planktonic final OD600 after 25 h3.54.5254
Biofilm biomass (g [10−5])106 ± 306 ± 158 ± 96 ± 1519 ± 9
  • a Planktonic doubling time and biofilm biomass results are expressed as means ± standard deviations.