Table 2.

Specific activities of various products in whole cells ofY. pseudotuberculosis PB1/+ and Y. pestis KIM

OrganismSp act (U/mg of protein)a of:
pPCPPesticinCoagulasePlasminogen activator
Y. pestis +b 46,0002.0840
Y. pestis 0000
Y. pseudotuberculosis +51,5002.4925
Y. pseudotuberculosis 0000
  • a Units are defined according to Straley and Brubaker (64).

  • b +, carriage of pPCP.