TABLE 1.

Strains and plasmids used

Strain or plasmidRelevant characteristicsReference or source
Strains
    NZN111F+ λ rpoS396(Am) rph-1 Δ(pflAB::Cam) ldhA::KanBunch et al. (3)
    AFP111NZN111 ptsGDonnelly et al. (13)
    Chatterjee et al. (4)
    CGSC6390thr-1 araC14 leuB6 fhuA31 lacY1 tsx-78 Δ[galK-att (λ)]99 λ eda-50 hisG4(Oc) rpsL136 (Strr) xylA5 mtl-1 zii-510::Tn10 metF159(Am)thi-1E. coli Genetic Stock Center
    MG1655Wild type (F λ)20a
    JCL1242F λ Δ (argF-lac)U169 ppc::Kan3a
    ALS804JCL1242 zii-510::Tn10This study
    AFP111 ΔppcAFP111 ppc::KanThis study
Plasmid
    pTrc99A-pycR. etli pyc bla lacIq trc ColE1Gokarn et al. (18)