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Table 2 Simulation parameters and predicted mean burst size and fitness (± 1 st. error)

From: Adaptive regulatory substitutions affect multiple stages in the life cycle of the bacteriophage ϕX174

Strain/Temp Host GR1 Eclipse VA rate2 LP Min3 LP Max4 LP SD5 Burst size6 Fitness7
Anc/37C 1.9 8.5 16.7 12.5 24 0 162.9 ± 0.03 NA
Muts/37C 1.9 9.8 16.7 12.5 24 0 140.3 ± 0.3 NA
Anc/37C 1.9 8.5 16.7 12.5 24 1 151.7 ± 2.0 20.5 ± 0.1
Muts/37C 1.9 9.8 16.7 12.5 24 4 89.1 ± 4.2 18.4 ± 0.1
Anc/42C 2.4 8.5 6.0 11 22 7 26.8 ± 1.1 14.6 ± 0.5
Muts/42C 2.4 9.5 6.0 11 22 1 38.7 ± 0.4 15.6 ± 0.1
  1. 1Host growth rate, doublings/hour.
  2. 2Virion assembly rate.
  3. 3Minimum length of latent period.
  4. 4Maximum length of latent period.
  5. 5Standard deviation of the latent period distribution (min).
  6. 6Average number of phages produced in a single infection cycle.
  7. 7Predicted fitness after multiple rounds of infection, doublings/hour.