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Table 2 Summary of metabolic and translation reactions

From: Optimal proteome allocation strategies for phototrophic growth in a light-limited chemostat

Protein Reaction Stoichiometry Description
\(E_T\) \(v_t\) \(c_i^x + e \rightarrow c_i\) Inorganic carbon uptake
\(E_C\) \(v_c\) \(3\cdot c_i + 23 \cdot e \rightarrow c_3\) Carbon assimilation
\(E_M\) \(v_m\) \(2\cdot c_3 + 22 \cdot e \rightarrow aa\) Metabolism
\(E_Q\) \(v_q\) \(c_3 + e \rightarrow c_q\) Synthesis of quota compounds
R \(\gamma _j\) \(n_j\cdot aa + 3 \cdot n_j \cdot e \rightarrow P_j\) Translation by ribosomes
  1. The protein complex \(E_T\) imports extracellular inorganic carbon and represents import and carbon concentrating mechanisms. The protein complex \(E_C\) catalyzes assimilation of inorganic carbon into the carbon precursor \(c_3\) (Calvin–Benson cycle). The protein complex \(E_M\) catalyzes the synthesis of amino acids (central metabolism), whereas the protein complex \(E_Q\) catalyzes the synthesis of other metabolic compounds \(c_q\). The remaining two protein complexes are the photosynthetic unit (PSU) and a (non-functional) quota protein compound \(P_Q\)