TABLE 4.

Phage sensitivity of C. jejuni NCTC 11168 transposon mutants as assessed by spot assay

MutantResistant to indicated ΦaInsertion sitePutative functionbMotility
03-21c1, 2, 6, 16cj0618Unknown+
cj1413c (kpsS)Polysaccharide modification protein*
04-011, 2, 6, 16cj1428c (fcl)Fucose synthetase*+
04-051, 2, (4), 6, (12), 16cj1432cSugar transferase*+
04-121, 2, (4), 6, (12), 16cj1432cSugar transferase*+
04-161, 2, (4), 6, (12), 16cj1441c (kfiD)UDP-glucose 6-dehydrogenase*+
04-201, 2, (4), 6, (12), 16cj1440cSugar transferase*+
04-231, 2, (4), 6, 16cj0182Transmembrane transport protein+
05-031, 2, 6, 16cj1429cUnknown*+
31-421, 2, 16cj1532Unknown+
45-421, 2, 6, 16cj1438cSugar transferase*+
30-05(4), 12cj0171Unknown+
30-171, 2, 4, 9, 12cj0390Unknown-
30-284, 12cj0860Integral membrane protein-
30-394, 12cj0336c (motB)Flagellar motor protein-
31-264, 12cj0061c (fliA)Flagellar biosynthesis sigma factor-
  • a Phages for which variable lysis was seen are indicated in parentheses.

  • b From J. Parkhill et al. (41). ❋, gene in CPS locus.

  • c Mutant 03-21 had a transposon insertion in two genes.