Table 1.

Cell surface hydrophobicities of 1-, 3-, and 6-day-old cultures of B. cereus strains

Length of culture (days)% of hydrophobicity ± SD of B. cereus straina:
OH599OH600ATCC 14579TATCC 4342
16.0 ± 2.35.9 ± 6.70.2 ± 4.73.3 ± 2.0
319.0 ± 11.621.0 ± 3.0−1.0 ± 1.61.1 ± 0.5
653.0 ± 5.338.0 ± 13.44.2 ± 9.73.5 ± 5.9
  • a Values are the means ± SD of three separate experiments.