TABLE 1

Yersinia and Salmonella strains used in this study

StrainRelevant characteristicsReference
Y. pestis KIM6+Molecular grouping 2.MED, pCD148
Y. pestis KIM6+ ΔphoPKIM6+ phoPΔ127–42915
Y. pestis KIM6+ phoP-G215KIM6+ phoP-G215This work
Y. pestis KIM6+/pGFPKIM6+/p67GFP3.1 Ampr Carbr49
Salmonella TyphimuriumSalmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium ATCC 1402850