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Table 1 Phenotypic characterization of P.aeruginosa AES-1R compared to PAO1 and PA14

From: Proteomic profiling of Pseudomonas aeruginosa AES-1R, PAO1 and PA14 reveals potential virulence determinants associated with a transmissible cystic fibrosis-associated strain

Phenotypic Characteristic AES-1R PAO1 PA14
Mucoidy (+/-) - - -
Pyocyanin (+/-) +++ + +++
Pyoverdine (+/-) + + +
Biofilm (Abs 620 nm) 0.06 ± 0.03 0.11 ± 0.04 0.27 ± 0.06
Elastase (dmm) 17.67 ± 3.12 12.00 ± 0.67 21.33 ± 2.01
Rhamnolipid (dmm) 9.0 ± 0.50 10.0 ± 0.7 11.0 ± 1.0
Phospholipase C (dmm) 17.33 ± 0.87 16.25 ± 1.02 23.33 ± 1.67
Hemolysin (dmm) 7.0 ± 0.4 7.0 ± 0.8 11.0 ± 0.6
Total Protease (dmm) 17.0 ± 1.3 14.0 ± 1.4 19.0 ± 2.3
Swimming Motility (dmm) 37.50 ± 4.79 29.25 ± 5.87 35.00 ± 1.06
Twitching Motility (dmm) 12.5 ± 3.8 17.3 ± 1.1 NP
  1. dmm; diameter in mm; +/-, characteristics measured on a relative scale of (-) no evidence of that phenotype; (+) low, (++) intermediate and (+++) high. NP, not performed