Table 1.

P. syringae pv. glycinea strains used in this study

StrainRelevant characteristic(s)aReference or source
PG4180Wild type, produces levanR. E. Mitchell (1975)
M1 lscA mutant, Sm/Spr, produces levanThis study
M2 lscB mutant, Gmr, produces levanThis study
M3 lscA lscB mutant, Sm/Spr Gmr, produces levanThis study
M4 lscC mutant, Gmr, produces levanThis study
M5 lscA lscC mutant, Sm/Spr Gmr, produces levanThis study
M6 lscB lscC mutant, GmrSm/Spr, levan deficientThis study
  • a Sm/Spr, streptomycin and spectinomycin resistant; Gmr, gentamicin resistant.