TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainDescriptionSource or reference
E. coli
    DH10BFmcrA Δ(mrr-hsdRMSmcrBC) φ80dlacZ ΔM15 ΔlacX74 deoR recAI araΔ139 (ara leu)7697 galU galK λrpsL endAI nupGGibco-BRL
M. smegmatis
    PM759 ept-1 ΔlysA4 rpsL6 ΔblaS1 17
    PM1078PM759 sdrA::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
    PM1079PM759 nabA::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
    PM1081PM759 dapB::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
    PM1082PM759 enoA-cdpAB::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
    PM1083PM759 ump::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
    PM1084PM759 expA::[EZ::Tn<R6Kγori/KAN-2>]This study
M. tuberculosis
    PM638H37Rv (virulent) ΔblaC1 17
    PM1066PM638 Rv2199c-mmpS3::Tn5370This study
    PM1067PM638 Rv2844::Tn5370This study
    PM1068PM638 ponA2::Tn5370This study