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Table 3 List of the bacterial strains and the plasmids used in this study

From: Overproduction of the Flv3B flavodiiron, enhances the photobiological hydrogen production by the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Nostoc PCC 7120

Strain nameDescription/antibiotic resistanceOrigin
Wild typeNostoc/Anabaena PCC 7120 wild type strainPasteur Cyanobacterial Collection
WT/patB-flv3BNostoc containing the pRL25T-patB-flv3B plasmid/(NeoR)This study
ΔhupLNostoc deletion mutant of the hupL gene (Sp/SmR)/This study
ΔhupL/patB-flv3BΔhupL mutant containing the pRL25T-patB-flv3B/(Sp/SmR and NeoR)This study
Plasmid nameDescription/antibiotic resistanceOrigin
pRL25TReplication vector derived from the pRL25C cosmid (NeoR)[26, 30]
pRL25T-patB-flv3BpRL25T harboring the flv3B gene under the control of the patB promoter (NeoR)This study