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Table 2 Transcript level of the sodA, sodM genes in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates.

From: Superoxide dismutase is upregulated in Staphylococcus aureus following protoporphyrin-mediated photodynamic inactivation and does not directly influence the response to photodynamic treatment

S. aureus strain Strain response to PDI Sod genes transcript level [copies/μl]1 Sod genes transcript level [copies/μl]2 Transcript level increase [× fold]
   Before PDI 3 After PDI 3 Before PDI 3 After PDI 3  
   SodA
472 sensitive 372150 396674 418.1 5666.7 13.5
80/0 sensitive 1671 3136 2.5 52.2 20
1397 resistant 450267 24647 662.1 68.4 0.1
4246 resistant 4978943 1482683 3387.0 2745.7 0.8
   SodM
472 sensitive 59205 194245 66.5 2774.9 41
80/0 sensitive 56789 21804 87.3 363.4 4.1
1397 resistant 123025 45475 279.6 119.6 0.4
4246 resistant 286623 198523 267.8 208.9 0.8
  1. 1 - absolute number of amplified mRNA fragment
  2. 2 - values normalized with respect to the number of c.f.u. (colony forming units)
  3. 3 - PDI - Photodynamic inactivation performed with 50 μM protoporphyrin IX, light dose of 12 J/cm2, 624 nm red light.