TABLE 1.

Bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidGenotype and/or phenotypeaReference
Strains
    OGIRFWild-type E. faecalis strain; Gel+ Spr+ Rifr Fusr 20
    TX5266OG1RF fsrB in-frame deletion mutant, deletion from bp 79 to 684 of fsrB; Gel Rifr Fusr 19
    TX5266.01TX5266 harboring plasmid pTEX5249; Gel+ Spr+ Rifr Fusr EmrThis study
Plasmid
    pTEX5249pAT18 shuttle vector containing 6-kb PstI/BglII fragment encoding fsrA, fsrB, and fsrC; Emr 20
  • a Abbreviations: Rif, rifampicin; Fus, fusidic acid; Kan, kanamycin; Em, erythromycin; Gel, gelatinase