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Table 2 Metabolic and growth parameters during growth on glucose minimal medium and aerobiosis.

From: An insight into the role of phosphotransacetylase (pta) and the acetate/acetyl-CoA node in Escherichia coli

Growth parameters BW25113 Δpta Δacs
Biomass yield (g·g -1 ) 0.27 ± 0.06 0.31 ± 0.02 0.26 ± 0.06
Growth rate (h -1 ) 0.74 ± 0.03 0.76 ± 0.05 0.74 ± 0.03
Glucose uptake rate [mmol·(g·h) -1 ] 10.64 ± 0.96 13.60 ± 0.91 11.31 ± 1.21
Acetate production rate [mmol·(g·h) -1 ] 7.70 ± 0.62 0.52 ± 0.07 8.60 ± 0.49
Ethanol production rate [mmol·(g·h) -1 ] 2.63 ± 0.27 1.23 ± 0.28 2.36 ± 0.01
Formate production rate [mmol·(g·h) -1 ] 7.20 ± 0.58 1.18 ± 0.01 7.78 ± 0.01
Lactate production rate [mmol·(g·h) -1 ] 0.71 ± 0.02 7.31 ± 0.54 0.74 ± 0.16
  1. Culture conditions are expressed in the Materials and Methods section.