Table 5

Bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study
Strain or plasmid Description or relevant genotype Source or reference
Bacterial strains
  NCTC 11168 Campylobacter jejuni wild-type strain ATCC*
  JL272 NCTC 11168 derivative erythromycin resistant strain Jun Lin [20]
  KOp50Q NCTC 11168 Δcj1169c-cj1170c::cat mutant This study
  KO423Q NCTC 11168 Δcj0423-cj0425::aphA3 mutant This study
  KO39Q NCTC 11168 Δcj0309c-cj0310c::cat mutant This study
  KO73Q NCTC 11168 Δcj1173-cj1174::aphA3 mutant This study
  DKO01Q NCTC 11168 Δcj0309c-cj0310::cat, Δcj1173-cj1174::aphA3 mutant This study
  Comp50Q KOp50Q complementation strain; Δcj1169c-cj1170c::cat, ITS1::cj1169c-cj1170c complementation strain This study
  ComDK01Q DKO01Q complementation strain; Δcj0309c-cj0310::cat, Δcj1173-cj1174::aphA3, ITS1::cj1173-cj1174 This study
  DH5α Escherichia coli strain for plasmid propagation Invitrogen
Plasmids
  pUC19 Polymerase chain reaction cloning vector, AmpR** Promega
  pRR Complementation cloning vector Karlyshev [40]
  pRRK pRR with aphA3; KanR** This study
  pRRT pRR with tetO; TetR** This study
  pUp50Q cj1169c-cj1170c::cat cloned into pUC19 This study
  pU423Q cj0423-cj0425::aphA3 cloned into pUC19 This study
  pU39Q cj0309c-cj0310c::cat cloned into pUC19 This study
  pU74Q cj1173-cj1174::aphA3 cloned into pUC19 This study
  pRRKp50Q cj1169c-cj1170c cloned into pRRK This study
  pRRK39Q cj0309c-cj0310c cloned into pRRK This study
  pRRT73Q cj1173-cj1174 cloned into pRRT This study

*ATCC: American type culture collection (ATCC number for this strain is 700819).

**AmpR: Ampicillin resistance, KanR: Kanamycin resistance, TetR: Tetracycline resistance.

Xia et al.

Xia et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:133   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-133

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