TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainDescription or characteristic(s)aSource or reference
PAKWT59
PAO1WT59
WFPA850In-frame fliC deletion in PAO1This study
WFPA852In-frame oprF deletion in PAO1This study
WFPA854In-frame oprI deletion in PAO1This study
WFPA860In-frame fliC and oprI deletions in PAO1This study
WFPA862In-frame fliC and oprF deletions in PAO1This study
WFPA864In-frame fliC, oprF, and oprI deletions in PAO1This study
WFPA866In-frame oprF and oprI deletions in PAO1This study
T69833Mucoid CF isolateD. J. Wozniak, unpublished
1286Nonmucoid CF isolateD. J. Wozniak, unpublished
PDO300MMucoid PAO130
PDO300NMNonmucoid PD0300 deficient in alginate production30
  • a WT, wild type.