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Table 1 P. gingivalis strains used in this study

From: The core genome of the anaerobic oral pathogenic bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis

Strain Capsular serotype Origin Virulencec
W83a K1 Clinical specimen High
HG184 K2 Periodontitis patient Medium
HG1025 K3 Periodontitis patient with diabetes mellitus High
ATCC49417 K4 Advanced adult periodontitis patient High
HG1690 K5 37-year-old male periodontitis patient High
HG1691 K6 28-year-old female periodontitis patient Medium
34-4 K7 Severe periodontitis patient Low
FDC381b K- Adult periodontitis patient Low
  1. a A kind gift of H. N. Shah (NCTC, London, UK)
  2. b A kind gift of S. S. Socransky (The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA, USA)
  3. c As determined in a subcutaneous mouse infection model [18, 32]