TABLE 2.

Bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidRelevant property or genotypeSource or reference
Strains
    E. coli DH5α
    L. monocytogenes
        10403SWild type28
        ASA1Δgbu10This study
        ASA2ΔopuC15This study
        ASA3ΔbetL25This study
        ASA4Δgbu10 ΔbetL25This study
        ASA5ΔopuC15 ΔbetL25This study
        ASA6Δgbu10 ΔopuC15This study
        ASA7Δgbu10 ΔopuC15 ΔbetL25This study
Plasmids
    pKSV725
    pMIApKSV7 carrying spliced DNA from gbuThis study
    pZWHpKSV7 carrying spliced DNA from opuCThis study
    pAEKpKSV7 carrying spliced DNA from betLThis study