Table 5.

Enzymatic activities of P. vulgaris DNA groups

Enzyme Avg relative activity for the followingP. vulgaris DNA group:
Group 2Group 3Group 4Group 5/6
Alkaline phosphatase5.0 (100)a5.0 (100)5.0 (100)4.95 (100)
C4esterase0.13 (13)0.5 (50)1.0 (75)0.57 (48)
C8esterase0.06 (6)01.0 (75)0.29 (19)
C14 lipase001.0 (50)0.24 (19)
Leucine arylamidase4.93 (100)5.0 (100)5.0 (100)4.9 (100)
Trypsin0.69 (31)01.5 (100)1.14 (67)
Acid phosphatase5.0 (100)5.0 (100)5.0 (100)4.95 (100)
Naphthol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolase4.25 (100)5.0 (100)4.75 (100)4.19 (100)
α-Glucosidase2.19 (100)02.75 (100)1.38 (100)
  • a Values in parentheses are the percentage of strains in each DNA group expressing enzymatic activity.