Table 1.

Strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidRelevant genotypeReference or source
Strains
Pseudomonas aeruginosaPA1431
P. aeruginosaPA14 sad-24(crc)::Tn5- B30 Tcr This study
P. aeruginosaPA14 sad-31(pilB)::Tn5- B30 Tcr 24
P. aeruginosa PAO110
P. aeruginosaPAO8023 crc::Cbr P. V. Phibbs
Plasmids
 pPZ352 crc +from P. aeruginosa PAO119
 pUCP18Cloning vector; Apr 32
 pSMC31 crc + from pPZ352 in pUCP18This study
 pMSZ5 pilA-lacZApr 16
 pPB18 pilB-lacZApr 16
 pDN19Vector; Apr 16