Table 2.

Activity of S. aureus def homolog products inE. colia

Host E. coli strainArabinose in mediumAssayE. coli harboring:
Vector alonedefAdefB
BL21(DE3) (pLysS)NAb Deformylase activity111,600
VECO20680.2%MIC (μg/ml) of actinonin2216
NoneGrowthc +d
  • a Enzyme activities were normalized to that of E. coli harboring vector alone.

  • b NA, not applicable.

  • c −, no visible growth.

  • d +, growth.