Table 1

Bacterial strainsa

StrainInactivated gene(s)Relevant genotypeSource
P. gingivalis
    W50Wild typeATCC 53978
    PG0032/2PG0032PG0032::ermThis paper
    PG0902/5PG0902PG0902::ermThis paper
    PG0973/2PG0973PG0973::ermThis paper
    PG1711/3PG1711PG1711::ermThis paper
    PG1712/2PG1712PG1712::ermThis paper
    1712/4PG1711, PG1712 (Ermr)ΔPG1711-PG1712::ermThis paper
    DMDPG1711, PG1712 (Tetr)ΔPG1711-PG1712::erm′::tetQThis paper
    PG0032B2PG0032, PG1711, PG1712 (Ermr Tetr)ΔPG1711-PG1712::erm′::tetQ PG0032::ermThis paper
    PG0902D1PG0902, PG1711, PG1712 (Ermr Tetr)ΔPG1711-PG1712::erm′::tetQ PG0902::ermThis paper
    PG0973E2PG0973, PG1711, PG1712 (Ermr Tetr)ΔPG1711-PG1712::erm′::tetQ PG0973::ermThis paper
E. coli
    XL-1 Blue MRF′Plasmid maintenanceStratagene
  • a Gene notation refers to the gene ID as presented by The Institute of Genomic Research (TIGR). Ermr, macrolide-lincosamine resistance; Tetr, tetracycline resistance; nonfunctional genes are indicated with a prime.