Table 2

The bacterial strains used in this study

Strain

Genotype* [parental strain]

Reference or source


S. Typhimurium UK-1

χ3761

wild type

[62]

χ9833

ΔrecA62 [χ3761]

This study

χ9070

ΔrecF126 [χ3761]

This study

χ9072

ΔrecJ1315 [χ3761]

This study

χ9081

ΔrecJ1315 ΔrecF126 [χ9072]

This study

χ9931

cysG494::(5'tet-kan-3'tet) [χ3761]

This study

χ9932

ΔrecF126 cysG494::(5'tet-kan-3'tet) [χ9070]

This study

χ9933

ΔrecJ1315 cysG494::(5'tet-kan-3'tet) [χ9072]

This study

χ9934

ΔrecA62 cysG494::(5'tet-kan-3'tet) [χ9833]

This study

χ9935

cysG493::(5'tet-kan) [χ3761]

This study

χ9936

ΔrecF126 cysG493::(5'tet-kan) [χ9070]

This study

χ9937

ΔrecJ1315 cysG493::(5'tet-kan) [χ9072]

This study

χ9938

ΔrecA62 cysG493::(5'tet-kan) [χ9833]

This study

χ9939

ΔrecF126 Δ recA62 [χ9070]

This study

S. Typhi Ty2

χ3769

wild type

[63]

χ11053

ΔrecF126 [χ3769]

This study

χ11134

ΔrecF1074 [χ3769]

This study

χ11159

ΔrecA62 [χ3769]

This study

χ11194

ΔrecJ1315 [χ3769]

This study

S. Typhi ISP1820

χ3744

wild type

D.M. Hone

χ11133

ΔrecF1074 [χ3744]

This study

S. Paratyphi A

χ8387

Plasmid pSPA1 was cured from wt isolate ATCC 9281

This study

χ11243

ΔrecA62 [χ8387]

This study

χ11244

ΔrecF126 [χ8387]

This study

χ11245

ΔrecJ1315 [χ8387]

This study

E. coli K-12

EPI300

F- mcrA Δ (mrr-hsdRMS-mcrBC) Φ80dlacZ Δ M15 Δ lacX74 recA1 endA1 araD139 Δ (ara, leu)7697 galU galK λ- rpsL nupG trfA dhfr

Epicentre

χ7213 (MGN-617)

thi-1 thr-1 leuB6 glnV44 fhuA21 lacY1 recA1 RP4-2-Tc::Muλpir ΔasdA4 Δzhf-2::Tn10

[55]


* kan: kanamycin resistance gene; 5'tet: 5' portion of the tetA gene together with its promoter; 3'tet: 3' portion of the tetA gene.

Zhang et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:31   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-31

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