Table 1

Bacterial strains used in this work

StrainsGenotype
WJW23 his ilv rpsL ΔlacU169 nadA∷Tn10 gal490 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
ZH1141W3110 ΔlacU169 gal490
λN:lacZ Δ(N-int) cI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
BR3677 lacIq lacZ(M15) srl∷Tn10 ΔrecA
DY329W3110 ΔlacU169 nadA∷Tn10 gal490 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
DY330W3110 ΔlacU169 gal490 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
DY331W3110 ΔlacU169 srl∷Tn10 ΔrecA gal490 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
DY378W3110 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)
HME5W3110 ΔlacU169 λcI857 Δ(cro-bioA)