Table 1 

K. pneumoniae mutants used in this work

StrainDescriptionSiderophore producedReference or source
EntYbtSal
Wild typeKPPR1; RifR derivative of ATCC 43816+++27
entB ybtSVK089; KPPR1 entB ybtS27
tonBKP273; KPPR1 tonB::kan+++This work
entB ybtS tonBKP281; VK089 tonB::kanThis work
entB tonBKP285; VK087 tonB::kan+This work
ybtS tonBKP277; VK088 tonB::kan++This work
iroA ybtS tonBKP2202; KP20 tonB::hyg+This work
iroA tonBKP2227; KP25 tonB::hyg++This work