Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this work

StrainDescriptionSource or reference
XL1Blue recA1 lac endA1 gyrA96 thi hsdR17 supE44 relA1 (F′ proAB lacI q lacZΔM15Tn10)Stratagene
ECL1HfrC phoA8 relA1 tonA22 T2r (λ) 12
JC7623 arg thi thr leu pro his strA recB21 recC22 sbcB15 27
TE2680Fλ IN(rrnD-rrnE) ΔlacX74 rplS galK2 recD::Tn10d-tet trpDC700:: putA13033::(KanrCmr lac) 7
JA170ECL1 glxK::Tn5 This work
JA171ECL1glxR::Tn5 This work
JA172ECL1 gcl::Tn5 This work
JA173ECL1 ΔallR This work
JA174ECL1allA::cat This work
EcoR26Human feces isolate 16
EcoR36Human urine isolate 16
EcoR45Pig isolate 16