Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainRelevant genotypeSource or reference
E. coli STBL2 mcrAΔ(mcrBC-hsdRMS-mrr) recA1 endA1 gyrA96 thi supE44 relA1 Gibco BRL
M. smegmatis
 mc2155 ept-1 (laboratory wild-type strain) 42
 mc2651 ept-1 inhA1 3
 mc21390 ept-1 ndh-4 This study
 mc21406 ept-1 ndh-14 This study
 mc21407 ept-1 ndh-15 This study
 mc21412 ept-1 ndh-21 This study
 mc21416 ept-1 ndh-29 This study
 mc21419 ept-1 ndh-4/pYUB801This study
 mc21420 ept-1 ndh-4/pYUB806This study
 mc21421 ept-1/pMV261This study
 mc21422 ept-1/pYUB805This study
 mc21423 ept-1/pYUB807This study
 mc21424 ept-1 ndh-4/pMV261This study
 mc21442 ept-1 ndh-4/pYUB805This study
 mc21443 ept-1 ndh-4/pYUB808This study