TABLE 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

Bacterial strainGenotypePlasmidResistance
DCK543NCTC 12023 (ATCC 14028)
DCK545ΔmetJ
DCK546NCTC 12023 (ATCC 14028)pWSK29Amp
DCK547ΔmetJpWSK29Amp
DCK548ΔmetJpWSK29::metJAmp
DCK571NCTC 12023 (ATCC 14028)p67GFPAmp
DCK573ΔmetJp67GFPAmp
DCK574NCTC 12023 (ATCC 14028)pWSK129Kan
DCK576ΔmetJpWSK129Kan
DCK601fliZ::KanrKan
DCK604ΔmetJ fliZ::KanrKan
DCK607ΔfliZ
DCK610ΔfliZ ΔmetJ
DCK618ΔfliZp67GFPAmp
DCK620ΔfliZ ΔmetJp67GFPAmp
DCK622flhDC::KanrKan
DCK623ΔmetJ flhDC::KanrKan
DCK624ΔflhDC
DCK625ΔflhDC ΔmetJ
DCK632ΔflhDCp67GFPAmp
DCK633ΔflhDC ΔmetJp67GFPAmp
DCK634hilD::KanrKan
DCK635ΔmetJ hilD::KanrKan
DCK636ΔhilD
DCK637ΔhilD ΔmetJ
DCK654ΔhilDpWSK29Amp
DCK655ΔhilD ΔmetJpWSK129Kan
DCK88sspA::Tn5 (sipA insertion)Tet