TABLE 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

NameRelevant genotypeReference or source
FC29Δ(lac-proB)XIII ara thi [F′ Δ(lacI-lacZ)]Cairns and Foster (1991)
FC40Δ(lac-proB)XIII ara thi RifR [F′ lacI33ΩlacZ proAB+]Cairns and Foster (1991)
FC231FC40 lexA3(Ind)Cairns and Foster (1991)
SMR868FC40 lexA3(Ind)McKenzie et al. (2000)
SMR4562Identical to FC40, independent constructionMcKenzie et al. (2000)
SMR5400SMR4562 sulA211 lexA51(Def) ΔpsiBcatMcKenzie et al. (2000)
SMR9436SMR4562 ΔruvC∷FRTKanFRTMagner et al. (2007)
SMR5889SMR4562 ΔdinB50∷FRT [F′ ΔdinB50∷FRT]McKenzie et al. (2001)
SMR10292SMR4562 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT]This study
SMR10299FC36 Δ(lafU-dinB)2097(∷FRTKanFRT)This study
SMR10303SMR4562 Δ(lafU-dinB)2097(∷FRTKanFRT) [F′ Δ(lafU-dinB)2096(∷FRT)]This study
SMR10304SMR4562 Δ(lafU-dinB)2097(∷FRTKanFRT) [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-21(oc)]This study
SMR10306SMR4562 Δ(lafU-dinB)2097(∷FRTKanFRT) [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-22(oc)]This study
SMR10308SMR4562 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-21(oc)]SMR4562 × P1(SMR10304)
SMR10309SMR4562 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-22(oc)]SMR4562 × P1(SMR10306)
SMR10310SMR868 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-21(oc)]SMR868 × P1(SMR10304)
SMR10311SMR868 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-22(oc)]SMR868 × P1(SMR10306)
SMR10314SMR868 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT]SMR868 × P1(SMR10292)
SMR10760FC231 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT]FC231 × P1(SMR10292)
SMR10761FC231 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-21(oc)]FC231 × P1(SMR10304)
SMR10762FC231 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-22(oc)]FC231 × P1(SMR10306)
SMR10766SMR4562 ΔruvC∷FRTKanFRT [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT]SMR10292 × P1(SMR9436)
SMR10767FC231 ΔruvC∷FRTKanFRT [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT dinBo-21(oc)]SMR10761× P1(SMR9436)
SMR10768FC231 ΔruvC∷FRTKanFRT [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT]SMR10760 × P1(SMR9436)
SMR10838SMR4562 [pPdinB]This study
SMR10839SMR4562 [pPdinBOC1]This study
SMR10840SMR4562 [pPdinBOC2]This study
SMR10841SMR5400 [pPdinB]This study
SMR10842SMR5400 [pPdinBOC1]This study
SMR10843SMR5400 [pPdinBOC2]This study
SMR11023SMR4562 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT ΔyafNOP∷FRTKanFRT]This study
SMR11024SMR4562 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT ΔyafNOP∷FRTKanFRT dinBo-21(oc)]This study
SMR11026FC231 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT ΔyafNOP∷FRTKanFRT]FC231 × P1(SMR11023)
SMR11027FC231 [F′ lafU2∷FRTcatFRT ΔyafNOP∷FRTKanFRT dinBo-21(oc)]FC231 × P1(SMR11024)