TABLE 1.

Bacteria and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidRelevant characteristic(s)Reference or source
E. coli strains
    MG1655Wild typeATCCa
    MC4100Δ(argF-lac)U169ATCC
    DW137MG1655 pmrA53This study
    DW169MG1655 ΔpmrA::camThis study
    DW194MC4100 ΔpmrA::camThis study
    DW199MC4100 cadB2231::Tn10 pmrA53This study
    DW200MC4100 cadB2231::Tn10 pmrA+This study
Plasmids
    pRL124Apr, promoterless lacZ cloning vector 13
    pJMF17pRL124, pmrC::lacZThis study
    pJMF19pRL124, yibD::lacZThis study
    pJMF21pRL124, pmrH::lacZThis study
  • a ATCC, American Type Culture Collection.