TABLE 1

B. subtilis strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeaReference or source
lux (wt)lacA::PtasA-luxCDABE ErmrThis study
tasA sinR lux TasA-mCherrytasA::Kmr SinR::Spcr lacA::PtasA-luxCDABE MLSr amyE::yqxM-sipW-tasA-mCherry CmrThis study
tasA sinRtasA-sinR::KmrVogt et al. (13)
tasA sinR TasA-(102-207) EgTrptasA-sinR::Kmr amyE::yqxM-sipW-tasA-(102-207)EgTrp SpcrVogt et al. (13)
tasA sinR TasA-(370-583)EgA31tasA-sinR::Kmr amyE::yqxM-sipW-tasA-(370-583)EgA31 SpcrVogt et al. (13)
  • a Kmr, kanamycin resistance; Spcr, spectinomycin resistance; Cmr, chloramphenicol resistance; MLSr, macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B (erythromycin and lincomycin) resistance.