Table 3.

β-Galactosidase level of B. subtiliswild-type and deoR strains carrying adra-lacZ fusiona

StrainRelevant genotypeInducer addedEnzyme activity (nmol/min/mg)
XM15Wild typeNone15
Deoxyribose262
XM25 deoR::erm None107
Deoxyribose110
XM251XM25(pXM1000)None14b
Deoxyribose189b
  • a Cells were grown in minimal medium containing succinate. Inducer was added to a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.

  • b IPTG was added to a final concentration of 1 mM to induce deoR.