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From: Identification of transposon insertion mutants of Francisella tularensis tularensis strain Schu S4 deficient in intracellular replication in the hepatic cell line HepG2

Figure 3

Identification of mutants defective in intracellular growth in HepG2 cells. Individual transposon-insertion mutants were incubated with HepG2 cells for two hours, treated with gentamicin, incubated for an additional 24 hrs, then the HepG2 cells were lysed. The lysates were transferred to MHA plates with a 48-pin replicator and incubated for 48 hours. Representative mutants that showed no or reduced growth after 48 hrs are indicated by arrowheads.

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