TABLE 1 

Bacterial strains used in this studya

BUG no.Mutation/relevant genotypeStrainReference
3012Wild type L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 25
3651PrfA* L. monocytogenes 4b F2365This study
3671Δhly L. monocytogenes 4b F2365This study
3781ΔllsA L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
3795ΔllsA(pPl2::llsA) L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
3817pHELP::llsA L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
3819Δhly(pHELP::llsA) L. monocytogenes 4b F2365This study
3672ΔllsB L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
3975ΔllsB(pPl2::llsB) L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
3783ΔllsA PrfA* L. monocytogenes 4b F2365This study
3824 inlB corrected L. monocytogenes 4b F2365This study
4060pAD-Phly-GFP L. monocytogenes 4b F2365InlBThis study
4058pAD-PllsA-GFP L. monocytogenes 4b F2365InlBThis study
3763LLS promoter fused to lux reporter system in pPL2 lux L. monocytogenes 4b F2365 4
4048pAD-PllsA-GFP E. coli This study
4052pAD-Phly-GFP E. coli This study
  • a The strains shown are from the UIBC bacterial collection.