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Table 1 Effect of adsorption rate on the relative advantage of each stage of phage life cyclea

From: High adsorption rate is detrimental to bacteriophage fitness in a biofilm-like environment

   Stage of life cycle    
   Settlement Production Emigration Cumulative effectb
Top agar concentration   0.27% 0.53% 0.80% 0.27% 0.53% 0.80% 0.27% 0.53% 0.80% 0.27% 0.53% 0.80%
Phage strains LA-wt 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  HA-J1077-1 3.29 3.60 4.18 0.11 0.07 0.08 0.24 0.31 0.33 0.09 0.08 0.11
  HA-Stf 2.10 2.15 2.50 0.54 0.26 0.10 0.09 0.08 0.12 0.10 0.04 0.03
  1. aAll values are relative to the those of the LA-wt strain. bThe cumulative effect is calculated as Settlement × Production × Emigration.