TABLE 2

Microbial strains used in this study

SpeciesStrainDescriptionReference
Pseudomonas putidaKT2440Soil bacterium11
KT2442Rifampicin-resistant variant of KT244012
Paenibacillus polymyxaATCC 39564Obtained from the ATCC
Aspergillus nidulansTN02A3Wild type15
ΔareBNitrogen regulator deletion mutant of TN02A315
Saccharomyces cerevisiaeYM4271Obtained from the ATCC13
Schizosaccharomyces pombeJY1Wild type14