AB1157 | F^{−} *thr1 ara14 leuB6 proA2 lacG1 tsx33 supE44 galK2 hisG4 rfbD1 mgl51 rpsL31 xyl5 mtl1 argE3 thi1* λ^{−} *rac*^{−} | Laboratory stock |

V355 | F^{−} *lac-3350 galK2*(*O*^{c}) *galT22* λ^{−} recD1014(Nuc^{−}) *IN(rrnD-rrnE)1 rpsL179*(str^{R}) | Shevell *et al*. (1988) |

JW0059 | F^{−} Δ*polB770*::*kan* Δ(*araD–araB*)*567* Δ*lacZ4787*(::*rrnB-3*) λ^{−} *rph-1* Δ(*rhaD–rhaB*)*568 hsdR514*; Km^{R} | Keio Collection, NBRP |

YG2004 | The same as V355, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6156 | The same as AB1157, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*mutT* | This study |

HRS7052 | Deficient in a part of *polA* gene, thus lacking both 3′–5′ exonuclease and polymerase activities; Cm^{R}, ΔKF | Wagner and Nohmi (2000) |

YG6162 | The same as AB1157, but deficient in *dinB* with in frame deletion; Δ*dinB* | Salem *et al*. (2009) |

YG6167 | The same as YG6162, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*dinB* Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6168 | The same as AB1157, but deficient in *umuDC* with *ermGT* insertion, Δ*umuDC* | Salem *et al*. (2009) |

YG6174 | The same as YG6168, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6171 | The same as YG6168, but deficient in *dinB* with in frame deletion, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* | Salem *et al*. (2009) |

YG6172 | The same as YG6171, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6343 | The same as AB1157, but deficient in a part of *polA* gene, thus lacking both 3′–5′ exonuclease and polymerase activities *with* Cm^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}, ΔKF | This study |

YG6347 | The same as YG6343, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}; Km^{R}, ΔKF Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6371 | The same as YG6162, but deficient in a part of *polA* gene, thus lacking both 3′–5′ exonuclease and polymerase activities *with* Cm^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}, Δ*dinB* ΔKF | This study |

YG6372 | The same as YG6371, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}; Km^{R}, Δ*dinB* ΔKF Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6375 | The same as YG6171, but deficient in a part of *polA* gene with Cm^{R} cassette insertion as HRS7052 and deficient in *polB* gene with in frame deletion, Cm^{R}; Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* ΔKF Δ*polB* | This study |

YG6376 | The same as YG6375, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}; Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* Δ*polB* ΔKF Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6377 | The same as AB1157, but deficient in *polB* with in frame deletion; Δ*polB* | This study |

YG6378 | The same as YG6377, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*polB* Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6381 | The same as YG6168, but deficient in *polB* with in frame deletion; Δ*umuDC* Δ*polB* | This study |

YG6382 | The same as YG6171, but deficient in *polB* with in frame deletion; Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* Δ*polB* | This study |

YG6385 | The same as YG6382, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* Δ*polB* Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6383 | The same as YG6171, but deficient in a part of *polA* gene with Cm^{R} cassette insertion as HRS7052; Cm^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* ΔKF | This study |

YG6386 | The same as YG6383, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}, Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*dinB* ΔKF Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6384 | The same as YG6381, but deficient in a part of *polA* gene with Cm^{R} cassette insertion as HRS7052, Cm^{R}; Δ*umuDC* Δ*polB* ΔKF | This study |

YG6387 | The same as YG6384, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}; Km^{R}, Δ*umuDC* Δ*polB* ΔKF Δ*mutT* | This study |

YG6379 | The same as YG6371, but deficient in *polB* with in frame deletion; Cm^{R}, Δ*dinB* ΔKF Δ*polB* | This study |

YG6380 | The same as YG6379, but deficient in *mutT* with Km^{R} cassette insertion; Cm^{R}, Km^{R}, Δ*dinB* ΔKF Δ*polB* Δ*mutT* | This study |