TABLE 1.

S. aureus strains and plasmid vectors

Strain or plasmidRelevant characteristicsReference
S. aureus
    BeckerCP8 strain
    RN42208325r 13
    CYL5614Becker::cat mgr5614; MgrA high producerThis study
    CYL175Becker::Tn917; Tn917 linked to mgrThis study
    CYL180Becker::Tn917; Tn917 linked to mgrThis study
    CYL183CYL5614::Tn917; Tn917 linked to mgr5614This study
    CYL402Becker::cat402This study
    CYL412Becker::cat412This study
    CYL896Becker Δ(SA639-640)::catThis study
    CYL978Becker ΔspaThis study
    CYL1040Becker ΔmgrA::catThis study
    CYL1065Becker ΔSA642::catThis study
Plasmid vector
    pTV1Tn917 delivery vector 34
    pCL52.2Temperature-sensitive cloning vector 26
    pLL28Temperature-sensitive cloning vector 17
    pCL95Cloning vector 10
    pCL83Single-copy cloning vector 15