TABLE 3

Distribution of plasmid-resistance phenotypes within the three evolved R1 populations expressed in percentage of the total population

Population
Resistance phenottypea123
CmR, KmR, ApR, SmR938566
KmR, ApR, SmR1
CmR, ApR, SmR31
CmR, KmR, SmR3
CmR, SmR1
KmR411
b 1922
  • a Cm, chloramphenicol; Km, kanamycin; Ap, ampicillin; Sm, streptomycin.

  • b All antibiotic resistances expressed by the plasmid were absent.