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Table 1 Electron donor/acceptor character of biofilm-detached and planktonic Staphylococcus aureus cells, grown at 20, 30 and 37 °C, during 24 and 48 h

From: Effect of incubation duration, growth temperature, and abiotic surface type on cell surface properties, adhesion and pathogenicity of biofilm-detached Staphylococcus aureus cells

  T °Cc Electron donora Electron acceptorb
SSBDCsd PCBDCse Planktonic SSBDCs PCBDCs Planktonic
24 h 20 1.9 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.5 31.2 ± 1.1 17.4 ± 0.5 − 49.6 ± 3.2 3.9 ± 0.6
30 7.8 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.7 4.8 ± 0.5 − 1.5 ± 0.2 − 19.5 ± 2.4 − 31.8 ± 0.2
37 21.6 ± 0.6 4 ± 0.6 0.7 ± 0.1 − 22.3 ± 0.9 − 17.9 ± 0.7 − 63.6 ± 0.2
48 h 20 18.6 ± 1.6 18.6 ± 2.2 25.2 ± 0.5 7.2 ± 1.3 − 23.5 ± 1.8 − 70.3 ± 2.8
30 9.8 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 1.8 3.7 ± 0.7 7.1 ± 0.3 − 22.6 ± 2.7 − 38.5 ± 2.6
37 1.3 ± 0.3 − 1 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.1 − 17.7 ± 0.2 − 14.3 ± 3.6 − 25.4 ± 1.7
  1. aThe differences between the chloroform and hexadecane affinities of cells suspended in 100 mM PPB (pH 7) presents the electron donor character
  2. bThe differences between the ethyl acetate and decane affinities of cells suspended in 100 mM PPB (pH 7) presents the electron acceptor character
  3. cT °C represents the growth temperature
  4. dSSBDCs represents the stainless steel-biofilm-detached-cells
  5. ePCBDCs represents the polycarbonate-biofilm-detached-cells