Table 1.

List of the various plasmids constructed and tested in this study

PlasmidRelevant genotypeRelevant phenotypeDNA subclonedOrigin or referencea
pIL253ermAMEryr34
pOri253ermAM oriColE1EryroriColE1pBluescript
pOri59ermAM ori ColE1P59EryrP59L. lactis 1363 chromosome
pOri23ermAM ori ColE1P23EryrP23L. lactis 1363 chromosome
pOri59-lucermAM ori ColE1 P59 lucEryrLuc+lucpFW5-luc
pOri23-lucermAM ori ColE1 P23 lucEryrLuc+lucpFW5-luc
pOri23-clfAermAM ori ColE1 P23 clfAEryr ClfA+clfAS. aureus chromosome
  • a Specific references are indicated in Materials and Methods.