Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeSource or reference
E. coli
 DH5α endA1 hsdR17 supE44 thi-1 recA1 gyrA relA1Δ(lacZYA-argF)U169 deoR [φ80 dlacΔ(lacZ)M15]Laboratory collection
 S17λpir pro thi recA hsdR; chromosomal RP4-2 (Tn1::ISR1tet::Mu Km::Tn7); λpir 15
S. typhimurium
 AJB3Wild-type (SR11χ4252 Nalr) 3
 AJB4Δ[fim-aph-11::Tn10]-391 Nalr 3
 AJB5Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 Nalr lpfC::Kanr This study
 AJB6Δ[fim-aph-11::Tn10]-391 Nalr lpfC::Kanr This study
 AJB9Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 Nalr pefC::Tetr 3
 AJB11Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 Nalr lpfC::Kanr pefC::Tetr This study
 AJB12Δ[fim-aph-11::Tn10]-391 Nalr lpfC::Kanr pefC::Tetr This study
 AWM394Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 Nalr agfB::Camr This study
 AWM400Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 Nalr lpfC::Kanr pefC::Tetr agfB::Camr This study
 AWM401Δ[fim-aph-11::Tn10]-391 Nalr lpfC::Kanr pefC::Tetr agfB::Camr This study
 IR715ATCC 14028 Nalr 22
 AJB1IR715lpfC::Kanr 5
 AJB7IR715pefC::Tetr 3
 SR-11χ4252Wild-type Δ[aph-11::Tn10]-251 16