TABLE 1

B. subtilis strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeSource or reference
168trpC2Standard strain
BFS1435rhaEW::pMUTIN2 trpC2NIG, Japan (26)
YULBdrhaR::pMUTIN2 trpC2NIG, Japan (26)
YULCdrhaB::pMUTIN2 trpC2NIG, Japan (26)
BFS1436rhaM::pMUTIN2 trpC2NIG, Japan (26)
YULEdrhaA::pMUTIN2 trpC2NIG, Japan (26)
FU652ΔccpA::cat trpC227
FU1198ΔccpA::cat rhaEW::pMUTIN2 trpC2This study
FU1199ΔccpA::cat rhaR::pMUTIN2 trpC2This study
FU1200ΔccpA::cat rhaB::pMUTIN2 trpC2This study
FU1201ΔccpA::cat rhaM::pMUTIN2 trpC2This study
FU1202ΔccpA::cat rhaA::pMUTIN2 trpC2This study
FU1203amyE::[cat PrhaEW(−144 to 147)-lacZ] trpC2This study