Table 1

Ergothioneine amounts in mc2155 and the ΔmshA strain

StrainMean amt of ERG (pg/105 CFU) ± SDa
OD600 ∼ 0.5OD600 ∼ 1OD600 > 2
INEXINEXINEX
mc21554.07 ± 0.6617.03 ± 3.51.74 ± 0.307.6 ± 1.450.83 ± 0.8012.66 ± 2.65
ΔmshA7.50 ± 3.544.30 ± 4.06.3 ± 2.6139 ± 10.51.62 ± 0.4837.61 ± 2.55
  • a IN, intracellular; EX, extracellular.