TABLE 5.

Complementation data

Complemented strainPlaque size (%)a
ΔprsA2 strain18.2 ± 4.6*
prsA2::Himar1 strain + construct 1100.6 ± 5.1
prsA2::Himar1 strain + construct 299.1 ± 2.1
prsA2::Himar1 strain + construct 316.3 ± 3.2
prsA2::Himar1 strain + empty pPL2 plasmid17.0 ± 3.4
  • a Mean plaque sizes of murine L2 fibroblasts infected with either the strain with the in-frame deletion of prsA2 or the prsA2 transposon insertion mutant complemented with different constructs, relative to the WT plaque size, ± standard deviations. Statistical analysis was performed as described for Table 3. *, P < 0.005.