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One of the test systems (phe-lacI) was constructed for the detection of broad spectrum of mutations either inactivating the lacI repressor gene or altering the lac operator sequence which negatively Instance, Neisser (1982) demonstrated the value of studying animals under naturalistic situations. controls the transcription with the phenol monooxygenase gene pheA from the Ptac promoter. The frameshift mutation was performed by PCR amplification from the segment with the pheA gene from the plasmid pPU1930  with primer pheABamei plus the mutant primer pheAvi+1 (Table S2). The amplified DNA fragment was subcloned in to the pBluescript KS(+) EcoRV website to acquire pKSpheA+C. The +1 frameshift mutation was verified by DNA sequencing. The mutated DNA fragment was thereafter inserted as XbaI- and AviII- generated fragment from pKSpheA+C into pPU1930 by replacing the original pheA sequence positioned in between the XbaI and AviII web sites to produce the plasmid pPUpheA+C.Al alterations in DNA topology may possibly influence transposition of IS1411.and potassium tellurite at 70 mg ml21; for both title= a0023499 organisms, kanamycin at 50 mg ml21. E. coli was incubated at 37uC and P. putida at 30uC. E. coli and P. putida have been electrotransformed as described by Sharma and Schimke . E. coli strains DH5a (Invitrogen), and CC118 lpir  were utilized for the DNA cloning procedures and HB101  as a host for helper plasmid pRK2013 , important for the mobilization of nonconjugative plasmids.Construction of Test Systems Detecting Occurrence of Mutations in P. putida ChromosomeThe assay systems for the detection of mutations inside the chromosome of P. putida, depending on the activation on the phenol monooxygenase gene pheA, enable bacteria to utilize phenol as a sole supply of carbon and power. One of the test systems (phe-lacI) was constructed for the detection of broad spectrum of mutations either inactivating the lacI repressor gene or altering the lac operator sequence which negatively controls the transcription of the phenol monooxygenase gene pheA from the Ptac promoter. A further test method (pheA+C) was designed for the measurement of one particular mutation, deletion of a single nucleotide inside a run of seven C-nucleotides top to the reversion from the reading frame with the pheA gene. Each test systems title= biolreprod.111.092031 were randomly inserted into the chromosome of P. putida strain PaW85 [75,76] inside a mini-Tn5 transposon. For the construction in the title= 1756-6614-4-S1-S7 phe-lacI test program, at first the DNA fragment containing the Ptac promoter and lacI repressor gene was reduce from the plasmid pBRlacItac  using the restrictase BamHI and inserted into pUC18NotKm to obtain plasmid pUC18NotlacI. The plasmid pUC18NotKm was constructed by inserting the Km-resistance gene from plasmid pUTmini-Tn5 Km2  within the 1430-bp Eco47III-generated DNA fragment in to the DraIcleaved plasmid pUC18Not . The restriction enzyme DraI cleaves pUC18Not 3 instances, as soon as in the starting of the blactamase gene bla and twice downstream from this gene. Thus, this strategy enabled us to replace the bla gene sequence in pUC18Not with the Km-resistance encoding gene. The Ecl136IIand EcoRI-generated DNA fragment containing the pheBA genes and IS element IS1411 from the plasmid pEST1414  was inserted in to the Ecl136II- and EcoRI-cleaved plasmid pUC18NotlacI yielding the plasmid pUC18NotlacIpheBA. Then, pUC18NotlacIpheBA was cleaved with NotI to insert the lacIPtac-pheBA cassette from pUC18NotlacIpheBA in to the NotIcleaved mini-Tn5 delivery plasmid pJMT6 , resulting in the plasmid pUTlacIpheBA.