TABLE 4.

Induction of transcription in biofilm and during infectiona

TranscriptComparisonFold changeb
vpsRBiofilm/broth 24°C7.0 ± 1.4*
cdpABiofilm/broth 24°C3.9 ± 1.0*
cdpAIn vivo/broth 37°C8.1 ± 6.0**
  • a Cycle thresholds for cdpA and vpsR transcripts were normalized to those for rpoB in each sample.

  • b *, P = 0.03 by Mann-Whitney U test; **, P = 0.008 by Mann-Whitney U test.