Table 1.

B. subtilis used in this study

StrainDescription or genotypeReference or source
AJ12866Wild-type strain 168 17
1S38 trpC2 spoIII94 BGSCa
1S60 leuA8 tol-1 spoII G41 BGSC
OD8603 trpC2 pheA1 OR3Δ 12
SL1 sleB::Cmr 17
  • a BGSC, Bacillus Genetic Stock Center, Ohio State University.