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Table 1 B. burgdorferi clones used in this study

From: Investigating the potential role of non-vls genes on linear plasmid 28–1 in virulence and persistence by Borrelia burgdorferi

B. burgdorferi B31 clone Missing plasmids Reference
A3 wild type cp9 [21]
A3∆bbf 1–18 (BbΔ1-18) cp9 [8]
A3∆bbf 19–22 (BbΔ19-22) cp9 This study
A3∆bbf 27–30 (BbΔ19-22) cp9 This study
5A8 (BbΔlp28-1) lp28-1 [6]