TABLE 1.

Primers used in this study

DesignationSequenceTargetPCR product size (bp)Source or reference
yjaA.15′-TGAAGTGTCAGGAGACGCTG-3′yjaA2117
yjaA.25′-ATGGAGAATGCGTTCCTCAAC-3′7
purH.15′-TCTCAACCGCATCTTCCAGC-3′purH190This study
purH.25′-GAGATGATGGATGGACGCGT-3′This study
arpA.15′-TAGCGTACGGTATGGGGAGA-3′arpA320This study
arpA.25′-TCCCGGTTTGTTTTCAGCGATA-3′This study
metH.15′-AACGCTGAATCCGCGTGGCG-3′metH195This study
metH.HindIII5′-GTAATCTGCTTTACCAGAAAG-3′This study