TABLE 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionSource or reference
E. coli DH10BF mcrA Δ(mcrBC-hsdRMS-mrr) [ϕ80dlacZΔM15] ΔlacX74 deoR recA1 endA1 araD139 Δ(ara-leu)7697 galU galK λ rpsL nupGInvitrogen
F. tularensis strains
    LVSF. tularensis subsp. holarctica live vaccine strainJ. Benach
    SchuF. tularensis subsp. tularensisM. Shriefer
    PM2006LVS ΔlntThis work
    PM2012Schu ΔlntThis work
N. gonorrhoeae strains
    F62ProV. Clark
    PM2475F62 Δlnt::aphA1This work