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Table 1 Gram-negative bacterial species and plasmids used in this study # Ap r : ampicillin resistance; Cm r : chloramphenicol resistance; Gm r : gentamicin resistance; Km r : kanamycin resistance; Str r : streptomycin resistance

From: Evaluation of Gram-negative bacterial infection by a stable and conjugative bioluminescence plasmid in a mouse model

Strains and plasmids Characteristics# Note
E. coli TOP10 ΔlacX74 ara Δ139 Δ(ara-leu) Invitrogen®
Salmonella Typhimurium   
OU5045 Wild type with a virulence plasmid Ou and Chu [10]
OU5046 A virulence plasmidless strains derived from OU5045 Ou and Chu [10]
OU5045sipB OU5045 with sipB deletion; Cmr This study
OU5046sipB OU5046 with sipB deletion ; Cmr This study
Salmonella Choleraesuis OU7085 Clinical isolate; drug-susceptible Ou and Chu [10]
Serratia marcescens   
CB40 Encapsulated clinical isolate; Cmr This study
CB47 Encapsulated clinical isolate; Cmr This study
Acinetobacter baumannii   
AB08 Encapsulated clinical isolate; Cmr This study
AB23 Encapsulated clinical isolate; Cmr This study
Klebsiella pneumoniae CG354 Encapsulated clinical isolate; Cmr This study
Plasmids   
p3ZLux4 ColE1-typed replicon and lux operon; Apr; Kmr; This study
pKD46Gm A temperature-sensitive plasmid of λ
Red mutagenesis vector; Gmr
Doublet et al. [11]
pSE-Lux1 46.3-kb conjugative plasmid with IncX- and ColE1-typed replicon and lux operon; Apr, Kmr; Chen et al.[7]