TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainRelevant characteristicsaReference
Rm1021SU47 str-21 Strr (wild type)36
Rm5378ΔΩ5020-5011::Tn5-oriT13
Rm5408ΔΩ5033-5007::Tn5-233 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF117ΔΩ5060-5033::Tn5-233 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF514ΔΩ5061-5047::Tn5-11 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF638ΔΩ5145-5061::Tn5-233 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF666ΔΩ5146-5111::Tn5-233 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF680ΔΩ5085-5061::Tn5-233 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF693ΔΩ5085-5142::Tn5-233, Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF728ΔΩ5177-lac-56::Tn5 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmF909ΔΩ5085-5047::TnV Gmr-Spr Nmr7
RmG506Ω5040::Tn5-233 ΔG506 Gmr-Spr Nmr7
  • a Gmr, gentamicin resistance; Spr, spectinomycin resistance; Nmr, neomycin resistance; lac, lactose utilization genes; oriT, origin of transfer.