TABLE 1.

Wild-type and control S. pneumoniae strains used in the present study

S. pneumoniae strainCommentReference
R6Unencapsulated3
M4Wild-type (type 2) NCTC 7465
M3Wild-type (type 1) NCTC 7466
M168Spontaneous reserpine-resistant mutant of M410
M169Spontaneous reserpine-resistant mutant of R610
M22Spontaneous ciprofloxacin-resistant mutant of M426
M240R6::patB magellan210
M246R6::patA magellan210
M260M22::patB magellan2This study
M276M22::patA magellan2This study