TABLE 3 

Strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionSource
NCTC7466S. pneumoniae D39NCTCa
NCTC10319S. pneumoniae R36ANCTC
SP068NCTC7466 but Δrgg0939This study
SP044NCTC7466 but Δrgg0939::Kan; Kanr Over-EXPThis study
SP101SP068 complemented with rgg0939This study
  • a NCTC, National Collection of Type Cultures (Central Public Health Laboratory, London, England).