TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainRelevant genotypeGenBank no. of targetSource or reference
Parental
    34F2pX01+ pX02Laboratory stock
Derivatives
    GERAdgerA::pNFd13AAT55237.1This work
    GERHdgerH::pNFd13AAT56925.1This work
    GERKdgerK::pNFd13AAT52930.1This work
    GERLdgerL::pNFd13AAT53003.1This work
    GERSdgerS::pNFd13AAP27387.1aThis work
    GERXdgerX::pNFd13AAM26101.1bThis work
    GERYdgerY::pNFd13AAT53054.1This work
    ΔgerHAgerHA::erm31
    Δ34F2pX01 (gerX)Laboratory stock
    Δ34F2 gerSpX01 (gerX) gerSA::pT7Blue erm16
  • a GenBank sequence from B. anthracis Ames.

  • b GenBank sequence from B. anthracis A2012.