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Table 5 Effect of oxygen on Staphylococcus aureus AH133 BLS a

From: Characterization of biofilm-like structures formed by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a synthetic mucus medium

EO2 Image stacks (#)b Total biovolume (μm3/μm2)b Mean thickness (μm)b Roughness coefficientb Total surface area × 107 (μm2)b Surface to volume ratio
(μm2/μm3)b
20% 9 7.00 ± 0.46 7.57 ± 0.50 0.58 ± 0.17 0.76 ± 0.12 0.57 ± 0.09
10% 9 0.22 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.04 1.90 ± 0.02 0.07 ± 0.00 1.59 ± 0.01
  1. aStrains were grown for 3 d without shaking.
  2. bSee Table 1 for description of parameters.