Table 1

Strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidDescriptionReference
Strains
    MC4100F araD139 Δ(argF-lac)U169 rpsL150 relA1 flbB5301 deoC1 ptsF25 thi6
    JAS16MC4100 ΔsurAThis study
    JAS111MC4100 Δskp ΔdegPThis study
    JAS185MC4100 bamB::kanThis study
    JAS189MC4100 ΔbamE Δskp ΔdegPThis study
    JAS192MC4100 ΔbamCThis study
    JAS384MC4100 ΔbamC ΔsurAThis study
    JAS386MC4100 ΔbamC Δskp ΔdegPThis study
    JAS387MC4100 ΔbamC ΔbamEThis study
    JAS394MC4100 ΔbamE ΔsurAThis study
    JAS544MC4100 ΔbamEThis study
    JAS609MC4100 ΔbamC bamB::kanThis study
    JCM290MC4100 Arar/− ΔbamD Δ(λatt-lom)::bla PBAD bamD araC16
    JCM375MC4100 bamE::cam27
    NR698MC4100 lptD421323
    NWR513MC4100 bamE::cam/pZS21This study
    NWR523MC4100 bamE::cam/pBamD O/EThis study
    NWR543NWR523/bamA101This study
Plasmids
    pBamDKanr27
    pBamD O/EKanrN. W. Rigel and T. J. Silhavy