TABLE 1

Strains used in this study

H. pylori strainKnockout strain no.Description/genotypeReference or source
SS1
    WTWild-type strain62; J. O’Rourke
    ΔfliM mutantKO1064ΔfliM::catThis study (allele published in reference 41)
    ΔmotB mutantKO536ΔmotB265
G27
    WTWild-type strain66; N. Salama, Fred Hutchison Cancer
Research Center, Seattle, WA
    motB mutantKO493motB::aphA3This study
    flgS mutantKO688flgS::Tncat67
    fliA mutantKO689fliA::Tncat67