TABLE 3.

Plasmid constructs used in this study

PlasmidDescriptionReference(s)
pBSV2G-loxP-flaBp-gfpGFP expression vector with loxP sites flanking flaBp-gfp 10, 15; this study
pBSV25-flgBp-creCre expression vector used to excise flaBp-gfp in pilot expt 58; this study
pABA07Suicide vector used for inserting loxP-Strr into bba07This study
pABA01Suicide vector used for inserting loxP-Kanr into bba01This study
pABA14Suicide vector used for inserting loxP-Kanr into bba14This study
pBSV2*Created by disruption of the EcoRI site found at bp 1852 on pBSV2 59; this study
pBSV2G-pncAp-pncA-creCre expression vector used to excise targeted regions of lp54 15; this study