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Table 1 Wild type and mutant S. pneumoniae strains used

From: Clinical Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates induce differing CXCL8 responses from human nasopharyngeal epithelial cells which are reduced by liposomes

Strain Capsule serotype Description
B201.73 19F Wild types (clinical isolates) [12]
103.57 23F
B101.77 14
307.14 18C
109.74 9V
207.31 15
106.66 6B
208.41 7F
P21 3 Wild type [13]
106.66 Janus nonencapsulated Capsule operon replaced by a Janus cassette [12]
106.66cps106.66 6B Capsule switch mutants [12]
106.66cpsB201.73 19F
106.66cps103.57 23F
106.66cpsB101.77 14
106.66cps307.14 18C
106.66cps109.74 9V
106.66cps207.31 15
106.66cps208.41 7F
B103.21 1 Wild type, non-haemolytic (current study)
211.25 1 Wild type, poorly haemolytic (current study)
207.06 1 Wild type, haemolytic (current study)
202.67 1 Wild type, non-haemolytic (current study)
D39 2 Wild type [11]
D39Δply 2 Mutant lacking pneumolysin [11]
D39Δcps nonencapsulated Mutant lacking capsule [11]
D39ΔplyΔcps nonencapsulated Mutant lacking pneumolysin and capsule [11]