TABLE 2

Bacterial strains and plasmids used in this study

Strain or plasmidRelevant phenotypeaDescriptionSource
S. salivarius strains
    57.IWild-type strain59
    ΔcodYEmr, CodYStrain 57.I codY::erm52
    ΔcodY_pL-catEmr, Spr, CodYStrain ΔcodY harboring spe-pL-cat fusion at lacZThis study
    ΔcodY_pR-catEmr, Spr, CodYStrain ΔcodY harboring spe-pR-cat fusion at lacZThis study
    CodY+/ΔcodY_pL-catSpr, Kmr, Ems, CodY+codY::erm in strain ΔcodY_pL-cat replaced by Ωkan-tagged codYThis study
    CodY+/ΔcodY_pR-catSpr, Kmr, Ems, CodY+codY::erm in strain ΔcodY_pR-cat replaced by Ωkan-tagged codYThis study
Plasmid
    pMC300Apr, SprIntegration vector for S. salivarius harboring pureI-cat fusion52
  • a r, resistant; s, sensitive.