Table 1  Strains used in this study
StrainGenotypeReference
FC36F ara Δ(gpt-lac)5 thi RifR(Cairns and Foster 1991)
FC400FC36 recB21 argA::Tn10(Foster et al. 1996)
FC457FC36 recG258::dTn10Kan(Foster et al. 1996)
FC484FC36 ruvA60::Tn10(Foster et al. 1996)
FC513FC36 ruvA60::Tn10 recG258::dTn10Kan(Foster et al. 1996)