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Table 6 Growth and metabolic parameters of E. coli BW25113 (control), Δacs and Δpta mutant strains in batch aerobic cultures in acetate minimal medium.

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 ) 0.26 ± 0.01 0.18 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.01
Growth rate (h -1 ) 0.28 ± 0.03 0.17 ± 0.02 0.27 ± 0.01
Acetate uptake (mmol·(g·h) -1 ) 24.67 ± 1.59 12.25 ± 0.29 29.10 ± 0.51
  1. Culture conditions are expressed in the Materials and Methods section.