Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeOrigin or reference
BW2951MC4100lamB::λplacMu55 Φ(lamB-lacZ) 23
BW3303MH513ompR::Tn10 This study
BW3304MH225 ompR::Tn10 This study
BW3337MH513metC162::Tn10 This study
BW3338MH225metC162::Tn10 This study
BW3339BW2591metC162::Tn10 This study
BW3340MC4100metC162::Tn10 This study
JB100HfrG6 malT(Con)-1 ompR::Tn10 14
MC4100F araD139Δ(argF-lac)U169 rpsL150 deoC1 relA1 thiA ptsF25 flbB5301 34
MH225MC4100 Φ(ompC′-lacZ +)10-25 11
MH513MC4100 araD +Φ(ompF′-lacZ +)16-13 11
NK6027Hfr Δ(gpt-lac)5 λrelA1 metC162::Tn10 spoT1 thi-1 Escherichia coli Genetic Stock Center no. 6179
ST010Δ(lac-pro) llp-2 uvrC279::Tn10 ST001 λST01 lysogen [Φ(ompF′-lacZ +) operon fusion] 13
ST100Δ(lac-pro)llp-2 uvrC279::Tn10 ST001 λST02 lysogen [Φ(ompF′-lacZ +) protein fusion] 13