Table S1.

Parameter values and SEs used in the mass action model

NameVariable measuredEstimateSource
α1Species 1 growth rate0.091 ± 0.014 h−1This study
α2Species 2 growth rate0.186 ± 0.074 h−1This study
β1Effect of plasmid carriage on species 1 growth rate0.73 ± 0.095This study
β2Effect of plasmid carriage on species 2 growth rate0.85 ± 0.075This study
γ11Intraspecific conjugation rate in species 110−11±0.2 cell−1⋅h−1This study
γ12Interspecific conjugation rate from species 1 to species 210−14±0.11 cell−1⋅h−1This study
γ21Interspecific conjugation rate from species 2 to species 110−11.5±0.32 cell−1⋅h−1This study
γ22Intraspecific conjugation rate in species 210−14±0.4 cell−1⋅h−1This study
δSegregation rate1 × 10−4 h−1Refs. 24 and 26
K1Carrying capacity of species 1(6.01 ± 0.38) × 108This study
K2Carrying capacity of species 2(1.1 ± 0.055) × 108This study
μDeath rate0.009 h−1This study