Table 3.

Growth of wild-type and mutant NTHI strains with different heme sources

StrainColony developmentaon:Protein expression
BHI-50 HmBHI-10 HmBHI-100 HgBHI-20 Hg-HptHgbAHgbBHgbCHxuC
N1823333++++
N182.113333+++
N182.123333++
N182.133333+++
N182.143333++
N182.153332++
N182.163333++
N182.173330+
N182.2173000+
N182.1143033+
N182.1153012+
N182.1163033+
N182.1173000
N182.1003033+++
N182.100(pGJB103)3033+++
N182.100(pHXUC-1)3333++++
N182.115(pGJB103)3012+
N182.115(pHXUC-1)3332++
N182.117(pGJB103)3000
N182.117(pHXUC-1)3330+
  • a Bacterial growth was scored after 24 h of incubation as 3 (single colonies in the tertiary part of the streak pattern), 2 (single colonies in the secondary part of the streak pattern), 1 (single colonies or a haze in the primary part of the streak pattern), or 0 (no growth).