TABLE 1

Growth and switching rates (per hour) for wild type and hipQ in the presence and absence of antibiotic

StrainConditionsE(t)μn μpab
Wild type GrowthGwt201.2 × 10−60.1
 AntibioticSwt−4−0.41.2 × 10−60.1
hipQ GrowthGhip20.20.00110−6–10−4
 AntibioticShip−4−0.40.00110−6–10−4
  • Parameters are taken in agreement with experiments described in Balaban et al. (2004). For hipQ, a wide range of values of b was consistent with experiments and is indicated.