jam12021-sup-0001-FigS1.docxWord document2716KFigure S1 Detection of RpoS via Western blotting at different growth phases. Cultures were grown in LB at 30°C. The major band, with a molecular weight of 38 kDa, represents RpoS. E = exponential phase; T = transition phase; S = stationary phase.
jam12021-sup-0002-FigS2.docxWord document183KFigure S2 Survival rate (loge CFU ml−1 day−1) in LB with 12% NaCl (aw = 0·92) and LB-HCl (pH 3·0) compared with stationary-phase RpoS levels. Point size corresponds to the ratio of RpoS level in each strain to the RpoS level of the stationary-phase Escherichia coli O157:H7 standard. The point marked with ‘a’ denotes the E. coli O157:H7 control strain.

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