TABLE 1.

Susceptibilities of transformants to antimicrobial agents

Antimicrobial class and antimicrobial agentMIC (μg/ml)Relative resistancea
E. coli KAM32/pUC18E. coli KAM32/pABE618
Aminoglycosides
    Kanamycin122
    Gentamicin0.2514
Quinolones
    Norfloxacin0.03132
    Ofloxacin0.0150.064
    Ciprofloxacin<0.0080.12516
β-Lactam, imipenem0.250.251
Erythromycin482
Tetracycline0.50.51
Chloramphenicol122
Others
    SDSb>128>1281
    DAPI0.5816
    TPPCl8162
    Triclosan0.524
    Acriflavine23216
    Hoechst 333420.53264
    Daunorubicin46416
    Doxorubicin1128128
    Trimethoprim0.1250.252
    Rhodamine 6G8648
    Ethidium bromide412832
  • a Relative resistance: MIC in E. coli harboring pABE618/MIC in E. coli harboring pUC18.

  • b SDS, sodium dodecyl sulfate.