Table 1

Mycobacterium strains used

StrainDescriptionReference or source
M. tuberculosis
    H37RvWild typeTrudeau Institute
    mc23112H37Rv ΔsecA26
    MBTB74H37Rv ΔsecA2 attB::secA2This study
    MBTB109H37Rv ΔsecA2 attB::αsodA25, this study
    mc23032H37Rv ΔleuD26
    MBTB3H37Rv ΔeccD1This study
    PM638H37Rv ΔblaC18
    MBTB204PM638; mce1A::tn40
    MBTB156PM638; mce2F::tn40
    MBTB183PM638; rv0199::tn40
    MBTB157H37Rv; gfpThis study
    MBTB158mc23112; gfpThis study
    MBTB159MBTB74; gfpThis study
    MBTB390mc23032; gfpThis study
M. bovis BCG
    BCG PasteurWild typeStaten Serum Institut
    MB544BCG Pasteur ΔsecA2This study