TABLE 2.

Size, function, and nucleotide location of the four markers targeted in the present study

MarkerSize (bp)Function(s)Nucleotide location in Salmonella serovar Typhimurium LT2
fimH1,008Host-cell-specific recognition28425-29432
sseL954Inflammation and macrophage killing2394795-2395748
CRISPR1122-854aDefense against phage3076611-3077006
CRISPR2183-1,525aDefense against phage3094279-3096260
  • a The length of CRISPRs varied because the number of repeats/spacers changed among the different strains analyzed.