Table 1.

Bacterial strains and plasmids

StrainRelevant genotype
Y. pestis
 KIM5-D1pPCP1+pmT1+ pCD1
 KIM5-D45pPCP1 pMT1+pCD1+
 KIM5-D46pPCP1pMT1+ pCD1
E. coliXL1-Blue supE44 hsdR17 recA1 endA1 gyrA46 thi relA1 lacF′ [proAB+ lacI q lacZΔM15 Tn10 (Tetr)]