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Figure 4

From: Characterisation of a cell wall-anchored protein of Staphylococcus saprophyticus associated with linoleic acid resistance

Figure 4

Agar plate-based linoleic acid survival assay. Relative survival of sssF+ (including MS1146) and sssF- S. saprophyticus strains on BHI agar medium supplemented with 0.85 M NaCl and containing 0 mM (A) or 5 mM (B) linoleic acid. The presence of the sssF gene is associated with increased (30-fold) resistance to linoleic acid. Serial dilutions of overnight S. saprophyticus cultures (2.5 μl) were spotted onto BHI agar + 0.85 M NaCl, containing 0 mM and 5 mM linoleic acid, 1% ethanol. The neat to 10-5 dilutions are as indicated.

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