TABLE 1

Strains used in this study

StrainGenotypeReference or source
BW25113F Δ(araD-araB)567 lacZ4787(del)::rrnB-3 λ rph-1 Δ(rhaD-rhaB)568 hsdR51433
AG977BW25113 ΔompT ΔpflBThis study
AG978BW25113 ompT::pcaHGBDC pflB::pcaIJFKThis study
JME1Evolved variant of AG978This study
JME2Evolved variant of AG978This study
JME3Evolved variant of AG978This study
JME4Evolved variant of AG978This study
JME6Evolved variant of AG978This study
JME7AG978 elfC::praIThis study
JME15AG978 flu6)This study
JME16AG978 flu6) pcaH(R4)This study
JME17AG978 pcaH(R4)This study
JME50JME17 elfC::praIThis study