Table 2

Strains used in the study

Strain

Description

Source/reference


E. coli

DH5α

recA endA1 hsdR17 supE4 gyrA96 relA1 Δ(lacZYA-argF)U169 (Φ80dlacZΔM15)

[37]

pSB1075

lasRlasl' (P. aeruginosa PAO1)::luxCDABE (Photorhabdus luminescens [ATCC 29999]) fusion in pUC18 AmpR, AHL biosensor producing bioluminescence

[40]

pSB401

luxRluxl' (Photobacterium fischeri [ATCC 7744])::luxCDABE (Photorhabdus luminescens [ATCC 29999]) fusion; pACYC184-derived, TetR, AHL biosensor producing bioluminescence

[40]

C. violaceum

CV026

Double mini-Tn5 mutant derived from ATCC 31532, KanR, HgR, cviI::Tn5 xylE, plus spontaneous StrR AHL biosensor, produces violacein pigment only in the presence of exogenous AHL

[15]

Er. carotovora

GS101

AHL producing Erwinia strain, pectinolytic positive

[44]

PNP22

AHL-synthase mutant

[44]

P. aeruginosa

PAO1

Prototroph

Lab collection

lecA::lux

lecA::luxCDABE genomic reporter fusion in PAO1

[35]

Ginger rhizosphere-associated bacteria

Acinetobacter GG2

Ginger rhizosphere-associated bacterium

This study

Burkholderia GG4

Ginger rhizosphere-associated bacterium

This study

Klebsiella Se14

Ginger rhizosphere-associated bacterium

This study


Chan et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-51

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