TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainRelevant genotypeGenBank no. of targetSource or reference
Parental
    34F2pX01+ pX02Laboratory stock
Derivatives
    GERAd gerA::pNFd13 AAT55237.1 This work
    GERHd gerH::pNFd13 AAT56925.1 This work
    GERKd gerK::pNFd13 AAT52930.1 This work
    GERLd gerL::pNFd13 AAT53003.1 This work
    GERSd gerS::pNFd13 AAP27387.1 a This work
    GERXd gerX::pNFd13 AAM26101.1 b This work
    GERYd gerY::pNFd13 AAT53054.1 This work
    ΔgerHA gerHA::erm 31
    Δ34F2pX01 (gerX)Laboratory stock
    Δ34F2 gerSpX01 (gerX) gerSA::pT7Blue erm 16
  • a GenBank sequence from B. anthracis Ames.

  • b GenBank sequence from B. anthracis A2012.