TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainCharacteristicsSource or reference
B. subtilis
    CU1065W168 att SPβ trpC2 33
    HB1000ZB307A att SPβ 6
    ZB307AW168 SP βc2 Δ2::Tn917::pSK10Δ6 (MLSr) 40
    HB8132CU1065 zur::spc 4
    HB8072HB1000 yciC::kan 10
    HB8073HB1000 ycdH::cat 10
    HB8074HB1000 yciC::kan ycdH::cat 10
    HB8182CU1065 SPβc2 Δ2::Tn917::φ(yciA′-cat-lacZ) (MLSr Neor)This work
    HB8183HB8132 SPβc2 Δ2::Tn917::φ(yciA′-cat-lacZ) (MLSr Neor)This work
    HB8184CU1065 SPβc2 Δ2::Tn917::φ(sboA′-cat-lacZ) (MLSr Neor)This work
    HB8185HB8132 SPβc2 Δ2::Tn917::φ(sboA′-cat-lacZ) (MLSr Neor)This work
    HB8190HB1000 yciA::spcThis work
    HB8191HB1000 zosA::kan 11
    HB8192HB1000 yciC::kan yciA::spcThis work
    HB8193HB1000 yciC::kan yciA::spc ycdH::catThis work
    HB8194HB1000 zosA::kan ycdH::catThis work
    HB8195HB1000 ycdH::cat zosA::kanThis work
    HB8196HB1000 yciA::spc zosA::kanThis work
    HB8197HB1000 yciA::spc zosA::kan ycdH::catThis work
E. coli DH5αφ80 Δ(lacZ)M15 Δ (argF-lac)U169 endA1 recA1 hsdR17 (rK mK+) deoR thi-1 supE44 gyrA96 relA1 27