Table 3 Analysis of septation in ypa and ppa mutants
StrainTemperatureTotalSeptation (%)Eccentrically placed septum (%)
Wild type32°51911.90.0
19°52111.51.7
ppa1−Δ32°51510.10.0
19°51610.31.9
ppa2−Δ32°53114.36.6
19°5039.910.0
ppa2-632°51112.723.1
19°52412.426.2
ypa1−Δ32°53611.80.0
19°5359.73.8
ypa2−Δ32°50617.221.8
19°52616.946.1
ypa2-732°54416.220.5
19°51315.448.1
  • Percentage of septated cells was determined by examining transmitted light images of the cultures analyzed above. Percentage of septated cells was determined. Number of cells analyzed is indicated. Percentage of septated cells with an eccentrically placed septum was calculated.