Table 1

Bacterial strains used in this study

E. coli strainRelevant genotype and/or descriptionReference or source
MG1655F λ ilvG rfb-50 rph-116
MG1655 rspL150F λ ilvG rfb-50 rph-1 rpsL150; Strr17
MG20MG1655 ΔypdABCThis work
MG21MG1655 rpsL150 ΔypdBC::rpsL-neo; Kanr StrsThis work
MG22MG1655 rpsL150 ΔypdB::rpsL-neo; Kanr StrsThis work
MG23MG1655 rpsL150 ypdA-H371Q; Kans StrrThis work
MG24MG1655 rpsL150 ypdB-D53E; Kans StrrThis work
MG25MG1655 rpsL150 ypdB-D53N; Kans StrrThis work
MG26MG1655 ΔyhjXThis work
MG1655-ΔlacZMG1655 ΔlacZ::TetrGift from K. Jahreis
BL21(DE3)F ompT hsdSB(rB mB) gal dcm (DE3)18
DH5αF endA1 glnV44 thi-1 recA1 relA1 gyrA96 deoR nupG ϕ80dlacZΔM15 Δ(lacZYA-argF)U169 hsdR17(rK mK+) λ19