Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

StrainaRelevant characteristics(s)Source or reference
10403SWild type18
NF-L357actA-gfp-plcB fusionThis work
DP-L2161Δhly24
NF-L404Δhly actA-gfp-plcB fusionThis work
NF-L411NF-L404 + hlybThis work
NF-L497Δhly + Pspac-gfpcThis work
  • a All strains were derived from 10403S.

  • b hly provided by plasmid pDP906 (24).

  • c IPTG-inducible gfp plasmid pNF496 (this work).