Table 1. Ratio of fluorescent reporter ON versus total cellsa
PspankgfpPyqxMcfpPyqxMcfp, Δ2–4
All cells0.960.270.33
Early sporulating cells0.890.050.06
  • a YC161, YC716, and YC717 cells were grown in MSgg medium to stationary phase. A total of about 200 cells were counted for each strain.