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Table 3 Characteristics of bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study

From: Fitness of Escherichia coli strains carrying expressed and partially silent IncN and IncP1 plasmids

Plasmids Resistance Profile1 Resistance Genotype Inc Group Reference or source
pVE46 AMP, STR, SUL, TET blaOXA-2, sul1, aadA1, tet(A) N [26]
R46 AMP, STR, SUL, TET blaOXA-2 × 2, sul1, aadA1, tet(A) N [34]
RP1 AMP, KAN, TET blaTEM-2, aphA, tet(A) P [35]
PUB307 KAN, TET aphA, tet(A) P [36]
N3 STR, SUL, TET sul1, aadA1, tet(A) N [33]
Bacterial Strains    Phylogenetic Group  
345-2RifC RIF RpoB H526Y B1 [24]
343-9   NA D [24]
99-24   NA D [11]
99-40   NA B2 [11]
K12 JM109 NAL NA A Promega, Southampton, UK
L52 RIF blaOXA-2, sul1, aadA1, tet(A) B1 [26]
L42 RIF, TET blaOXA-2, sul1, aadA1, tet(A) B1 [26]
L72 AMP, RIF, SUL blaOXA-2, sul1, aadA1 B1 [26]
P13 KAN, RIF bla TEM-2 B1 [26]
P23 RIF blaTEM-2, aphA, tet(A) B1 [26]
  1. 1AMP, ampicillin; KAN, kanamycin; NAL, nalidixic acid; RIF, rifampicin; STR, streptomycin; SUL, sulfamethoxazole; TET, tetracycline; NA, not applicable
  2. 2345-2RifC strain with pVE46 encoding silent antimicrobial resistance genes
  3. 3345-2RifC strain with RP1 encoding silent antimicrobial resistance genes