Skip to main content

Table 5 Mean nodule number

From: A comparative genomics screen identifies a Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021 sodM-like gene strongly expressed within host plant nodules

ORF Strain name Number of alfalfa plants tested Mean number pink nodules/ plant ± std. error Mean number white pseudonodules/plant ± std. error
N/A S. meliloti 1021 wild type, data set 1 (see Figure 1) 9 11.9 ± 1.0 3.2 + 1.2
SMb20360 SMb20360.original 8 17.4 ± 2.5 4.5 ± 1.2
  SMb20360.Xsd1 10 14.7 ± 1.7 4.4 ± 1.4
SMb20431 SMb20431.original 11 12.8 ± 1.6 3.0 ± 0.6
  SMb20431.Xsd1 11 13.3 ± 1.9 3.8 ± 0.8
SMc00911 SMc00911.original 11 14.3 ± 2.5 3.3 ± 0.8
  SMc00911.Xsd1 11 15.3 ± 1.8 3.2 ± 1.1
SMa1334 SMa1334.original 10 15.7 ± 2.1 5.7 ± 0.9
  SMa1334.Xsd1 11 16.4 ± 1.1 3.6 ± 1.7
SMc01266 SMc01266.original 11 14.4 ± 2.4 4.2 ± 0.5
  SMc01266.Xsd1 11 17.8 ± 1.6 4.6 ± 1.2
SMc03964 SMc03964.original 11 16.3 ± 1.6 4.2 ± 0.5
  SMc03964.Xsd6 10 15.2 ± 2.3 4.0 ± 0.9
N/A uninoculated, data set 1 (see Figure 1) 5 0 0
N/A S. meliloti 1021 wild type, data set 2 (see Figure 2) 179 12.5 ± 0.5 3.2 ± 0.3
SMc01562 ΔSMc01562.6 24 14.1 ± 1.3 2.2 ± 0.4
  ΔSMc01562.25 25 11.6 ± 1.2 2.5 ± 0.5
  ΔSMc01562.100 24 11.8 ± 0.9 2.0 ± 0.6
SMc01986 ΔSMc01986.1 26 18.0 ± 1.8 4.5 ± 0.8
ΔSMc01986.6 26 15.3 ± 2.1 4.4 ± 0.8
ΔSMc01986.25 25 17.2 ± 2.3 6.8 ± 1.1
ΔSMc01986.100 25 16.8 ± 1.8 6.7 ± 1.0
SMc01424-22 ΔSMc01422-24.D21 110 13.1 ± 0.7 3.7 ± 0.4
ΔSMc01422-24.D29 109 11.1 ± 0.6 3.6 ± 0.3
SMc00135 ΔSMc00135.B1 81 14.0 ± 0.7 2.8 ± 0.3
ΔSMc00135.B17 76 13.5 ± 0.9 3.3 ± 0.4
SMa0044 ΔSMa0044.c1 24 11.8 ± 1.3 4.2 ± 0.6
ΔSMa0044.c6 25 12.6 ± 1.2 3.0 ± 0.8
ΔSMa0044.c10 24 13.5 ± 1.2 2.0 ± 0.5
N/A uninoculated, data set 2 (see Figure 2) 82 0 0.1 ± 0.1