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Table 4 Swarming rates for isolates 'A', 'B', 'A ΔflhDC:kanr' and 'A ΔIS5'. Swarm diameters were measured every hour for 8 hours for overnight colonies inoculated into soft tryptone agar and incubated at 30°C. Average swarm rates and standard errors are shown for at least 15 replicas.

From: Genome-wide localization of mobile elements: experimental, statistical and biological considerations

Strain Swarm rate (mm h-1)
E. coli MG1655 motile (strain A) 4.1 ± 0.1
E. coli MG1655 less motile (strain B) 1.3 ± 0.2
E. coli MG1655 motile (strain A)(ΔflhDC::kanr) 0.0 ± 0.0
E. coli MG1655 motile (strain A) (ΔIS5) 3.2 ± 0.1