TABLE 2

Strains and plasmids used in this study

Strains or plasmidDescription or relevant genotypeReference or source
Geobacter sulfurreducens strains
    DB1279ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 (ΔomcBC)46
    DB1280ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 (ΔextABCD)46
    DB1281ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 (ΔextHIJKL)46
    DB1282ΔGSU2724–GSU2726 (ΔextEFG)46
    DB1487ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 (ΔomcBC ΔextABCD)This study
    DB1488ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2724–GSU2726 (ΔomcBC ΔextEFG)This study
    DB1289ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 (ΔomcBC ΔextHIJKL)This study
    DB1489ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2724–GSU2726 (ΔextABCD ΔextEFG)This study
    DB1490ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 (ΔextABCD ΔextHIJKL)This study
    DB1290ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 ΔGSU2724–GSU2726 (extABCD+)This study
    DB1291ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2936–GSU2940 (extEFG+)This study
    DB1491ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2726–GSU2724 (extHIJKL+)This study
    DB1492ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2726–GSU2724 ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 (omcBC+)This study
    DB1493ΔGSU2731–GSU2739 ΔGSU2645–GSU2642 ΔGSU2726–GSU2724 ΔGSU2940–GSU2936 (Δ5)This study
Escherichia coli S17-1recA pro hsdR RP4-2-Tc::Mu-Km::Tn783
Plasmids
    pK18mobsacB83
    pRK2-Geo256
    pDomcBCFlanking regions of omcBC in pK18mobsacBThis study
    pDextABCDFlanking regions of extABCD in pK18mobsacBThis study
    pDextEFGFlanking regions of extEFG in pK18mobsacBThis study
    pDextHIJKLFlanking regions of extHIJKL in pK18mobsacBThis study
    pomcBombB-omaB-omcB in pRK2-Geo2This study
    pextABCDextABCD in pRK2-Geo2This study