TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeSource or reference
E. coli
    DH10BFmrcA Δ(mrr-hsdRMS-mcrBC) ΔlacX74 φ80dlacZΔM15 deoR recA1 endA1 araΔ139 Δ(ara leu)7697 rpsL galU galK nupGGibco BRL
    S17-1M294::RP4-2 (tet::Mu) (Kan::Tn7) 30
C. crescentus
    CB15Wild typeATCC 19089
    MRKA949ΔmcpA3This study
    MRKA952ΔmcpB1This study
    MRKA990ΔmcpA3 ΔmcpB1This study
    MRKA1005ΔmcpA3 ΔcheRI1This study
    MRKA1006ΔmcpA3 ΔcheB12This study
    MRKA993MRKA949(pJMB)This study
    MRKA1020MRKA1005(pJMB)This study
    MRKA1021MRKA1006(pJMB)This study
    MRKA994MRKA949(pGMB)This study
    MRKA1111MRKA949(pJS14)This study
    MRKA1110MRKA949(pJMBD)This study
    MRKA1255CB15ATCC19089 mcpBΩpXMBThis study
    MRKA1292MRKA1255(pMR20)This study
    MRKA1266MRKA1255(pMO88)This study
    MRKA1245NA1000 clpXΩaadA xylXΩpUJ175 Δ(cagAI-cheYIII)che17This study
    MRKA1280MRKA949 xylXpΩpGEG1This study
    MRKA1281MRKA949 xylXpΩpGEG1MThis study