TABLE 1

The number of Sou+ colonies appearing each day from the 27 clones of the original strain 3153A and the 25 clones of the revertant strain Sor52-1

Daily appearance of coloniesa
Cells plated
(× 105)
0
1
2
3
4
(0)
5
(1)
6
(2)
7
(3)
8
(4)
9
(5)
10
(6)
11
(7)
12
(8)
13
(9)
14
(10)
Total
Clones 3153A
  13.500003202922412129
  24.9000056327645215532173
  35.10000111362656233259
  45.30001241136633421165
  55.9000016631754443255
  66.1000021106101825354286
  76.40000162375967434084
  86.40000742111742342157
  96.8000164681085642262
107.60000713129261097243101
117.9000136255714844323112
128.80001301110192191211431132
138.9000031234164014136751147
149.300062512131119789853126
159.400007109101263342167
169.500009227152916106342123
179.60000410482115552166
189.600022310641972232484
199.700043351611261797830139
209.7000319415243812711241140
219.70001148761955451277
229.80000668916117365077
239.80000118341843324666
249.90001672787241386874180
25100002514815162619106321199
26110000201218212814105441137
2712000219911715167353299
Clones Sor52-1
  13.90001124281137534728168430702
  27.60004752119293327198752249
  37.60000141256103623027156401645
  48.80000108134144954031149410580
  59.50000642211238359672719622673
  611000095195121904943157432624
  71200011011201321107260266741640
  85.20001139191bbbbbbbbbND
  95.80006201317bbbbbbbbbND
106.10001112170bbbbbbbbbND
116.20001133277bbbbbbbbbND
126.30001131278bbbbbbbbbND
136.40003301193bbbbbbbbbND
146.60003179286bbbbbbbbbND
156.8000089110bbbbbbbbbND
166.90005155299bbbbbbbbbND
178.4000073295bbbbbbbbbND
188.40004232407bbbbbbbbbND
199.40000105235bbbbbbbbbND
20110004237352bbbbbbbbbND
2111000064213bbbbbbbbbND
22120000153284bbbbbbbbbND
2312000074386bbbbbbbbbND
24130000153225bbbbbbbbbND
25130000206332bbbbbbbbbND
  • ND, not determined.

  • a The day of formation of the Sou+ mutations is presented in parentheses, assuming that 4 days are required to form visible colonies.

  • b The cumulative value was too high for determining the appearance of colonies.