TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study and grpE and dnaK sequence accession numbers

Species or subspeciesStrainagrpE accession no.bdnaK accession no.b
Bifidobacterium animalisATCC 25527AY642878AY642871
Bifidobacterium animalisLMG 18900AY642890AY642872
Bifidobacterium lactisLMG 18906AY642889AY642873
Bifidobacterium lactisLMG 11615AY642887AY642876
Bifidobacterium lactisDSM 10140AY667066AY642912
Bifidobacterium breveUCC 2003AY642911AY642911
Bifidobacterium adolescentisJCM 1275AY642885AY642864
Bifidobacterium longumNCC 2705NC_004307NC_004307
Bifidobacterium infantisJCM 1222AY642882AY642867
Bifidobacterium suisJCM 1269AY642883AY642869
Bifidobacterium bifidumJCM 1255AY642888AY642868
Bifidobacterium dentiumJCM 1195AY642886AY642866
Bifidobacterium catenulatumJCM 1194AY642884AY642875
Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatumJCM 1200AY642881AY642865
Bifidobacterium angulatumJCM 7096AY642880AY642870
Bifidobacterium magnumJCM 1218AY642877AY642863
Bifidobacterium thermophilumJCM 1207AY642879AY642874
Lactobacillus plantarumWCFSINC_004567NC_004567
Lactobacillus gasseriATCC 33323NZ_AAA002000001NZ_AAA002000001
Lactobacillus johnsoniiNCC 533NC_002662NC_002662
Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactisIL1403NC_002662NC_002662
Streptococcus pyogenesMIGASNC_002737NC_002737
Enterococcus faecalisV583NC_004668NC_004668
Clostridium acetobutylicumATCC 824NC_003030NC_003030
Mycobacterium bovisAF 2122/97NC_002945NC_002945
Streptomyces coelicolorA3NC_003888NC_003888
Corynebacterium glutamicumATCC 13032NC_003450NC_003450
Listeria monocytogenesEGDNC_003210NC_003210
Escherichia coliK12NC_000913NC_000913
  • a ATCC, American Type Culture Collection; DSM, Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen; JCM, Japanese Collection of Microorganisms; LMG, Bacteria Collection, Universiteit Gent.

  • b For the strains whose genome sequences are available, the grpE and dnaK sequences were retrieved from the complete bacterial genome, and the accession numbers are indicated.