TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidSE genotype or descriptionReference or source
Strains
    S. aureus
        Fukuoka 5selj selr ses set19
        Fukuoka 6selj selr ses set19
        Fukuoka 7selj selr ses set19
    E. coli
        DH5αSE negativeToyobo
        BL21SE negativeStratagene
Plasmids
    pGEM-EasyApr; cloning vectorPromega
    pGEX 6P-1Apr; GST fusion expression vectorPharmacia
    pKSX1Apr; pGEX 6P-1 with sesThis study
    pKTX1Apr; pGEX 6P-1 with setThis study