Table S5.

C. crescentus and E. coli strains used in this study

StrainGenotype and relevant featuresPhenotypeSource
C. crescentus
 NA1000Caulobacter crescentus CB15NSynchronizable WT laboratory strain(52)
 DPR564NA1000 + xylX::gapRKanRThis study
 DPR1174NA1000 + vanA::gapRKanRThis study
 DPR1133NA1000 + xylX::EcsspB (b3228, E. coli)SpecR XylRThis study
 DPR1181NA1000 + xylX::sspB + gapR-EcssrAADAS (EcssrAADAS = AANDENYSENYADAS)SpecR KanR XylSThis study
 DPR1385NA1000 + xylX::sspB + gapR-M2-EcssrAADASSpecR KanR XylSThis study
 DPR1182NA1000 + xylX::sspB + ctrA-EcssrAADASSpecR KanR XylSThis study
 LS2523NA1000 + xylX::ctrA + ∆ctrAXylose-dependent, SpecR KanR(88)
 DPR630NA1000 + gapR::gapR-M2KanRThis study
 DPR781NA1000 + gapR::ctrA-M2KanRThis study
 DPR412NA1000 + gapR::M2-gapRKanRThis study
 DPR1136NA1000 + xylX::gapR-mCherryKanRThis study
 DPR1135NA1000 + xylX::mCherry-gapRKanRThis study
 DPR1238NA1000 + xylX::mCherry-gapRRhodo (rcc02587; Rhodobacter capsulatus)KanRThis study
 DPR1250NA1000 + xylX::eGFP-hns (b1237, E. coli)KanRThis study
 DPR1251NA1000 + pRMCS::PgapR-gapRKanRThis study
 DPR518NA1000 + pRXMCS::gapRChlorRThis study
 DPR1166NA1000 + pRVMCS::gapRKanRThis study
 DPR1172NA1000 + pRVMCS::gapRAgro (Agau_L100364, Agrobacterium tumefaciens)KanRThis study
 DPR1173NA1000 + pRVMCS::gapRRhodoKanRThis study
 DPR1171NA1000 + pRVMCS::gapRSino (SMc04009; Sinorhizobium meliloti)KanRThis study
 DPR1170NA1000 + pRVMCS::gapRΦCr30 (OZ74_gp140; Caulobacter phage ΦCr30)KanRThis study
 DPR1169NA1000 + pRVMCS::hnsKanRThis study
E. coli
 NEB TurboF' proA+B+ lacIq ∆lacZM15/fhuA2 ∆(lac-proAB) glnV galK16 galE15 R(zgb-210::Tn10)TetS endA1 thi-1 ∆(hsdS-mcrB)5Cloning strain; exhibits rapid growthNew England Biolabs
 S17-1Ec294::[RP4-2(Tc::Mu)(Km::Tn7)] tra+ recA pro resTpR, SmR, Transfers plasmids carrying oriTBiomedal Lifescience
 MC4100F- araD139 (argF-lac)U169 rpsL150 relA1 flb5301 deoC1 ptsF25 thiWT laboratory strain(67)
 DPR1254MC4100 ∆hns::kanKanRThis study
 DPR1350MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33::hnsKanR ChlorRThis study
 DPR1351MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33::gapRKanR ChlorRThis study
 DPR1357MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33::eGFP-hnsKanR ChlorRThis study
 DPR1352MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33::mCherry-gapRKanR ChlorRThis study
 DPR1358MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33::mCherry-gapR_eGFP-hnsKanR ChlorRThis study
 DPR1355MC4100 ∆hns::kan + pBAD33KanR ChlorRThis study
 BTH101F-, cya-99, araD139, galE15, galK16, rpsL1, hsdR2, mcrA1, mcrB1Reporter strain for bacterial two-hybrid assayEuromedex
 DPR1382BTH101 + pUT18C + pKT25-ZIPAmpR KanRThis study
 DPR1366BTH101 + pUT18C-ZIP + pKT25-ZIPAmpR KanRThis study
 DPR1383BTH101 + pUT18C + pKT25::gapRAmpR KanRThis study
 DPR1361BTH101 + pUT18C::gapR + pKT25::gapRAmpR KanRThis study
 DPR1384BTH101 + pUT18C + pKT25::gapRΦCr30AmpR KanRThis study
 DPR1362BTH101 + pUT18C::gapR + pKT25::gapRΦCr30AmpR KanRThis study