TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeReferenceSource
B. subtilis
    JDB401amyE::Pspac-ftsZ-gfp cat1J. Dworkin
    FG487ΔzapA-yshB::tet amyE::Pspac-ftsZ-gfp catThis studyF. Gueiros-Filho
    FG489ΔezrA::spc amyE::Pspac-ftsZ-gfp catThis studyF. Gueiros-Filho
    FG522ΔminD::kan amyE::Pspac-ftsZ-gfp catThis studyF. Gueiros-Filho
    FG524ΔminCD::spc amyE::Pspac-ftsZ-gfp catThis studyF. Gueiros-Filho
E. coli
    BW27783lacIq rrnB3 ΔlacZ4787 hsdR514 Δ(araBAD)567 Δ(rhaBAD)568 Δ(araFGH) Φ(ΔaraEp PCP8-araE)12J. Keasling
    JFL101F ilv deo ara(Am) lac-125(Am) galU42(Am) tyrT(SupFtsA81) recA ftsZ84(Ts)16J. Lutkenhaus
    WM1032MG1655 Δlac ΔminCDE::kan29W. Margolin