TABLE 1.

Acyl homoserine lactones (AHL) utilized by various Gram-negative bacteria for quorum sensing

BacteriumSignaling molecule
Aeromonas hydrophilaN-Butanoyl-AHL
Aeromonas salmonicidaN-Butanoyl-AHL
Agrobacterium tumefaciensN-(3-Oxo-C8)-AHL
Burkholderia cepaciaN-C8-AHL
Erwinia carotovoraN-(3-Oxohexanoyl)-AHL
Pseudomonas aeruginosaN-(3-Oxo-C12)-AHL
Pseudomonas chlororaphisN-C6-AHL
Rhodobacter spheroides7,8-cis-N-(Tetradecanoyl)-AHL
Vibrio fischeri3-Oxo-C6-AHL