Growth rate anaerobically on xylose only

Value 0.12 Hours^-1
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Pitkänen JP, Rintala E, Aristidou A, Ruohonen L, Penttilä M. Xylose chemostat isolates of Saccharomyces cerevisiae show altered metabolite and enzyme levels compared with xylose, glucose, and ethanol metabolism of the original strain. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2005 Jun67(6):827-37 p.835 left column top paragraphPubMed ID15630585
Primary Source Sonderegger M, Sauer U. Evolutionary engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for anaerobic growth on xylose. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Apr69(4):1990-8.PubMed ID12676674
Method (Primary source abstract:) Researchers developed a selection procedure for the evolution of strains that are capable of anaerobic growth on xylose alone.
Comments For growth rate of 0.025Hours^-1 on xylose aerobically see Madhavan et al, 2009 PMID 19125247 p.1039 right column 3rd paragraph
Entered by Uri M
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