TABLE 1

Strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeSource
WTM. tuberculosis ErdmanLab stock
MGM131M. tuberculosis Erdman ΔligD::hyg8
MGM152MGM131 attb::pMSG319 (LigD)This work
MGM167M. tuberculosis Erdman Δku::hygThis work
MGM173MGM167/pMSG362 (Δku complemented strain)This work
MGM1979M. tuberculosis Erdman ΔrecA::zeoThis work
MGM1989MGM167 ΔrecA::zeo (recA ku double mutant)This work
MGM1994MGM1989/pMSG362 (Ku) (recA ku double mutant complemented with ku)This work