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Table 5 Electroporation and conjugation efficiencies of each strain, relative to ZM4

From: Zymomonas diversity and potential for biofuel production

Group Strain Electroporation Conjugation
ZM4 ZM4 1 1
CP1 CP1 n.d n.d
B-1960 n.d 7 × 10–2
CP4 CP3 n.d 5 × 10–3
CP4 0.01 ± 0.01 1 × 10–2
Z6 B-23394 n.d 3 × 10–4
Z6 2.15 ± 0.77 9 × 10–3
B-4492 4.78 ± 2.16 1 × 10–3
Drainas ATCC 10988 T n.d 1 × 10–3
CU1 n.d 5 × 10–3
CU1 rif2 0.25 4 × 10–4
uvs51 n.d 2 × 10–2
None PROIMI A1 n.d 2 × 10–3
francensis n.d n.d
pomaceae n.d n.d
  1. Efficiency of electroporation for ZM4 was 15 CFU per 1 µg of pRL814 DNA. Efficiency of conjugation was 1.25 × 10–4 calculated as number of spectinomycin-resistant colonies divided by number of colonies on plates without spectinomycin
  2. n.d. not detected