Table I

Loss of Flagella after a 4-h Exposure at Restrictive Temperature

StrainFlagellated cellsLength of flagella
21°C32°C21°C32°C
μm
137+87.3% (n: 102)76.9% (n: 147)11.5 (s: 0.2; n: 25)11.1 (s: 0.2; n: 25)
fla1091.0% (n: 100)16.3% (n: 147)11.7 (s: 0.1; n: 25) 6.6 (s: 0.3; n: 25)
fla1583.3% (n: 132)11.8% (n: 153)11.0 (s: 0.3; n: 25) 6.0 (s: 0.3; n: 25)
fla1668.5% (n: 124)19.0% (n: 199)10.1 (s: 0.4; n: 25) 5.4 (s: 0.3; n: 25)
fla17-148.6% (n: 138) 9.4% (n: 107)11.1 (s: 0.2; n: 25) 5.8 (s: 0.3; n: 25)
  • n, number of determinations; s, standard error of the mean.