TABLE 1.

81-176 mutants used in this study

Gene(s)NCTC 11168 no.CJJ81176 no.FunctionSource or reference
flgR10241043σ54 transcriptional activator7
flgS07930814Histidine kinase of FlgR7
flgE00430025Hook protein6
fliR11791194Export component7
fliP08200837Export componentThis work
flaA flaB1339/13381339/1338Major and minor flagellins4, 7
flhF00640102Signal recognition particle; export componentThis work
flhA08820890Export component7
flhB03350357Export component; substrate specificity switch6
pseA13161333Synthesis of PseAm39
pseB12931310Dehydratase that converts UDP-GlcNAc to UDP-2-acetamidino-2,6-dideoxy-β-l-arabino-hexos-4-ulose; first enzyme in PseAc synthesis9
pseC12941311Converts the product of PseB to UDP-4-amino-4,6-dideoxy-β-l-AltNAc; second enzyme in PseAc synthesis9
pseD13331336PseAm transferase9
pseE13371337PseAc transferase9