Table 1

Strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeaReference
K. pneumoniae Ecl8K. pneumoniae wild-type strain32
K. pneumoniae Ecl8Mdr1Spontaneous MDR mutant of Ecl84
K. pneumoniae Kp342K. pneumoniae isolated from maize33
K. pneumoniae MGH 78578ATCC 70072134
K. pneumoniae Ecl8ΔrarArarA (KPN_02968)-deleted strain derived from Ecl8; Kanr5
K. pneumoniae Ecl8ΔrarA/pACrarA-2Ecl8 ΔrarA + pACrarA-2 (wt rarA cloned into pACYC184 (BamHI HindIII); Kanr Cmr5
K. pneumoniae Ecl8ΔrarA/pACYC184Ecl8 ΔrarA + pACYC184 (Cmr Tetr)5
  • a wt, wild type.