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Table 2 PCR detection of excised circular intermediates of the genomic islands GI1 to GI7

From: Genomic island excisions in Bordetella petrii

  Primer combinations used Size of the expected PCR product [bp] PCR product obtained
GI1 GI1–1/GI1–2 1,331 -
GI1* GI1–2/GI1–3 677 +
GI2 GI2-1/GI2–2 624 +
GI2* GI2–3/GI2–4 902 -
GI3 GI3–1/GI3–2 967 +
GI1+GI2 GI2–3/GI1–2 1,175 -
GI2+GI3 GI3-2/GI2-2 578 +
GI2*+GI3 GI3-3/GI2–4 494 -
GI1–GI3 GI3-2/GI1–2 720 +
GI4 GI4-1/GI4-2 384 +
GI5 GI5-1/GI5-2 571 -
GI6 GI6-1/GI6-2 850 +
GI7 GI7-1/GI7-2 384 +