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Table 1 Bacterial strains and features

From: Antibacterial activities and structure–activity relationships of a panel of 48 compounds from Kenyan plants against multidrug resistant phenotypes

Bacterial strain Relevant features Reference
Escherichia coli
ATCC 8739 and ATCC 10536 Reference strains  
 AG100 Wild-type E. coli K-12 Viveiros et al. (2005)
 AG100ATet ΔacrAB mutant of AG100; TETR owing to acrF gene markedly overexpressed Elkins and Mullis (2007)
 AG102 AG100 over-expressing AcrAB pump  
Enterobacter aerogenes
ATCC 13048 Reference strain  
EA-CM64 CHLR variant obtained from Ghisalberti et al. (2005)
EA3 ATCC 13048 overexpressing AcrAB pump Pradel and Pagès (2002)
  Clinical MDR isolate exhibiting energy-dependent  
  Norfloxacin and chloramphenicol efflux with KANR AMPR  
  NALR STRR TETR  
EA27 Clinical MDR isolate exhibiting  
  Energy-dependent NOR and  
  CHL efflux; KANR AMPR NALR  
  STRR TETR  
EA289 KAN-sensitive derivative of EA27  
EA294 EA289 acrA::KANR  
EA289 EA289 tolC::KANR  
Klebsiella pneumoniae
ATCC 11296 Reference strain  
Kp55 Clinical MDR isolate, TETR Chevalier et al. (2000)
Kp63 AMPR ATMR CEFR  
  Clinical MDR isolate, TETR CHLR  
  AMPR ATMR  
Pseudomonas aeruginosa   
PA01 Reference strain  
PA124 MDR clinical isolate Lorenzi et al. (2009)
Staphyloccocus aureus   
ATCC1026 Reference strain  
SA3 Clinical Laboratory isolate, sensitive to methicilin  
SA4   
SA11   
SA12 Clinical laboratory isolate, METR  
MRSA 3   Dzoyem et al. (2013)
MRSA 4   
MRSA 6   
MRSA 8   
  1. KAN kanamycin, TET tetracycline, CHL chloramphenicol, NOR norfloxacin, AMP ampicillin, MET methicillin, NAL nalidixic acid, STR streptomycin, ATM aztreonam, CEF cefalothin, R resistant, MDR multidrug-resistant