Table 1.

B. subtilis strains

StrainGenotype/phenotypeOrigin
AZ393 spo0H::sp/SprSpo Laboratory stock
BK556 spoIVCB23/Spo Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
BK395 spoIIID83/Spo Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
KS450 gerE36/Ger Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
SC500 spoIIIGΔ1/Spo Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
SC1159 spoIIAC1/Spo Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
SC1163 spoIIGB55/Spo Laboratory stock (S. Cutting)
PY17 trpC2 SPβLaboratory stock
PY79PrototrophicLaboratory stock
MB24 trpC2 metC3 Laboratory stock
AH17 trpC2 spo0H81/Spo Laboratory stock
AH94 trpC2 gerE36 Laboratory stock
AH131 trpC2 metC3 ΔamyE::erm Laboratory stock
AH679 trpC2 metC3Pspac-spo0H/Cmr SpβspoVE-lacZ/CmrMLSr a A. O. Henriques (13a)
AH1700 trpC2 metC3 tasA::pRSZ01/Cmr This work
AH1802 trpC2 metC3Pspac-tasA/Cmr This work
AH1822 trpC2 metC3 tasA::cat This work
AH1823 trpC2 metC3 ΔcotE::erm This work
AH1824 trpC2 metC3 ΔcotE::erm tasA::cat This work
AH1825 trpC2 gerE36 ΔcotE::erm This work
AH1826 trpC2 gerE36 ΔcotE::erm tasA::sp This work
AH1827 trpC2 gerE36 tasA::cat This work
AZ402 tasA::pRSZ01(tasA-lacZ′ bla cat)/Cmr This work
AZ403 gerE36 tasA::pRSZ01(tasA-lacZ′ bla cat)/Cmr This work
AZ404 tasA::pRSZ04(tasA′-lacZ bla cat)/Cmr This work
AZ405 ΔamyE::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ406 ΔamyE::sipW′-′lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ408 ΔamyE::yqxM-′lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ409 yqxM::pRSZ07(yqxM′-lacZ bla cat)/Cmr This work
AZ410 tasA-lacZ spc This work
AZ411 Pspac-spo0HtasA::tasA′-lacZ/CmrSpr This work
AZ412 gerE36 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ413 spo0H::sp tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ414 spoIIID83 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ415 spoIVCB23 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ416 spoIIIGΔ1 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ417 spoIIAC1 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
AZ418 spoIIGB55 tasA::tasA′-lacZ/Cmr This work
  • a MLSr, macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B resistant.