Table 1

Plasmids used in this study

PlasmidPropertiesReference
pCVD444pUC18 encoding intimin γ from EHEC O157:H7Yu and Kaper6
pCVD438pACYC184 encoding intimin α from EPEC O127:H6Donnenberg and Kaper29
pICC55A pCVD438 derivative encoding recombinant intimin γHartland and colleagues33
pCVD438/01pACYC184 encoding intimin α containing a C937A substitutionFrankel and colleagues32