Table 1. Strains used in this study
StrainPropertiesSource or reference
C. jejuni
 81176Clinical isolate from a gastroenteritis outbreakKorlath et al (1985)
 81176‐pglK∷kanpglK mutantThis work
E. coli
 Top10F mcrA Δ(mrr‐hsdRMS‐mcrBC) f80lacZDM15 ΔlacX74 deoRrecA araD Δ(ara‐leu) galU galK rpsL endA nupGInvitrogen
 SØ874lacZ trp Δ(sbcB‐rfb) upp rel rpsLNeuhard and Thomassen (1976)
 SCM7SØ874, ΔwecThis work
 CLM17W3110, ΔwzxMarolda et al (2004)