Table 1 Species and plasmid used in this study.

From: Vibrio cholerae autoinducer-1 enhances the virulence of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

  Description Reference
Species
Wild-type enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) EPEC strain E2348/69, streptomycin resistant 58
EPEC ΔescN Non-polar deletion of escN 59
Vibrio cholerae Vibrio cholerae biotype EI-Tor serotype Inaba O1 In ET-122 (+) 60
Citrobacter rodentium DBS100 C. rodentium ATCC 51459 61
Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium (SL1344) 62
Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) O157:H7 strain 86–24, nalidixic acid resistant 42
Plasmid
pEspZ-TEM in pCX341 EspZ fused to β-lactamase 55