Table 1.

B. subtilis strains used in this study

StrainRelevant genotypeSource or reference
168 trpC2 Laboratory stock
FA5 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL600′-′lacZ cat)This study
FA6 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL600′-′lacZ cat)This study
tnrA::Tn917
FA18 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL600′-′lacZ cat)This study
phoPR::tet
FA19 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL600′-′lacZ cat)This study
tnrA::Tn917 phoPR::tet
FA20 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL200′-′lacZ cat)This study
FA21 trpC2 amyE::(ykzB′-′lacZ cat)This study
FA22 trpC2 amyE::(tnrA′-′lacZ cat)This study
FA23 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL200′-′lacZ cat)tnrA::Tn917 This study
FA24 trpC2 amyE::(ykzB′-′lacZ cat)tnrA::Tn917 This study
FA25 trpC2 amyE::(tnrA′-′lacZ cat)tnrA::Tn917 This study
FA26 trpC2 amyE::(ykoL200′-′lacZ cat)phoPR::tet This study
FA27 trpC2 amyE::(ykzB′-′lacZ cat)phoPR::tet This study
FA28 trpC2 amyE::(tnrA′-′lacZ cat)phoPR::tet This study
FA29 trpC2 amyE::(tnrA′-′lacZ cat) ΔtnrAB2 This study
FA30 trpC2 amyE::(ykzB′-′lacZ cat) ΔtnrAB1 This study
FA31 trpC2 amyE::(tnrA′-′lacZ cat) ΔtnrAB1B2 This study
FA32 trpC2 amyE::(ykzB′-′lacZ cat) ΔtnrAB1B2 This study
FA33pMUTIN4MCS::ykoM erm This study
SF706T tnrA::Tn917 amyE::neo φ(gabP-lacZ)706trpC2 S. H. Fisher
MH5913 pheA1 trpC2 phoPR::tet F. M. Hulett