Selected phenotypic properties of S. aureus morphological variants identified in this study.
figureposted on 2013-04-30, 01:16 authored by Victoria J. Savage, Ian Chopra, Alex J. O’Neill
(A) Assessment of biofilm formation in SH1000 and the variants WV1, WV2, LPV1 and LPV2 (white and grey sectors indicate proportions of adherent and nonadherent cells, respectively), (B) casein proteolysis of milk agar, (C) haemolysis of fresh blood agar, and (D) colony spreading. Error bars indicate standard error for three experimental replicates.