TABLE 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionSource or reference
TK1402Wild type15
TK1029Wild type15
KR2003Wild type15
NCTC11638Wild type41
TK1402alpB::FLAGalpB::FLAG CmrThis study
TK1029alpB::FLAGalpB::FLAG CmrThis study
NCTC11638alpB::FLAGalpB::FLAG CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpBTK1402 derivative, ΔalpB::KmrThis study
NCTC11638ΔalpBNCTC11638 derivative, ΔalpB::KmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB1402TK1402ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB11638TK1402ΔalpB::NCTC11638 alpB, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB1029TK1402ΔalpB::TK1029 alpB, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB2003TK1402ΔalpB::KR2003 alpB, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB1402VTK1402ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB with TK1402 alpB variant region, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB11638VTK1402ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB with NCTC11638 alpB variant region, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB1029VTK1402ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB with TK1029 alpB variant region, CmrThis study
TK1402ΔalpB/alpB2003VTK1402ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB with KR2003 alpB variant region, CmrThis study
NCTC11638ΔalpB/alpB1402NCTC11638ΔalpB::TK1402 alpB, CmrThis study