1 mol glucose 4.55: 1 mol glycerol 2.48: 1 mol acetate 1.16 moles of tetrahydrofolate converted into Mlthf
||Bacteria Escherichia coli
||Kaleta C, Schäuble S, Rinas U, Schuster S. Metabolic costs of amino acid and protein production in Escherichia coli. Biotechnol J. 2013 Sep8(9):1105-14. doi: 10.1002/biot.201200267 p.1107 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID23744758
||P.1107 left column 2nd paragraph: "Additionally, it was assumed that the carbon source is used to supply Mlthf in cases where the biosynthesis of the amino acid requires this compound."
||P.1107 left column 2nd paragraph: "Using linear programming, [investigators] determined that 1 mol of glucose can be used to convert 4.55 mol of tetrahydrofolate into Mlthf. For glycerol and acetate this number is 2.48 and 1.16, respectively."