TABLE 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainSourceReference(es)
Bacillus subtilis 168Bacillus Genetic Stock Center 8
Bacillus subtilis A163Unilever R&D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands 9, 29; this study
Bacillus sporothermodurans IC4Unilever R&D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands 34; this study