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Table 1 The effect of Spermine NONOate and MAHMA NONOate on preformed biofilm

From: Systematic analysis of the ability of Nitric Oxide donors to dislodge biofilms formed by Salmonella enterica and Escherichia coli O157:H7

    Probability > F (p = 0.05)*
Material Strain Incubation temperature Spermine NONOate MAHMA NONOate
Polypropylene Salmonella 14028 4°C n.s. n.s.
Polypropylene Salmonella 14028 22°C n.s. 0.0049
Polypropylene E.coli O157:H7 4°C 0.0273 n.s.
Polypropylene E.coli O157:H7 22°C 0.0486 <.0001
Polypropylene Salmonella cocktail 4°C 0.0036 0.0185
Polypropylene Salmonella cocktail 22°C 0.0003 <.0001
Polystyrene Salmonella 14028 4°C 0.0418 0.0229
Polystyrene Salmonella 14028 22°C n.s. <.0001
Polystyrene E.coli O157:H7 4°C n.s. n.s.
Polystyrene E.coli O157:H7 22°C n.s. n.s.
Polystyrene Salmonella cocktail 4°C n.s. 0.0184
Polystyrene Salmonella cocktail 22°C 0.0183 <.0001
  1. *Statistically significant effects (p < 0.05) of the NO donor treatments when compared with the untreated control; “n.s.” not statistically significant biofilm dispersion.