Table 1.

Comparison of enzyme activities in extracts of the Eps and Eps+ strains

EnzymeActivity (nmol · mg of protein−1 · min−1)ain:
Eps+ strainEps strain
Phosphoglucose isomerase (r)b1,326 ± 261,449 ± 19
α-Phosphoglucomutase (r)220 ± 8190 ± 5
α-Phosphoglucomutase (f)7 ± 0.27 ± 0.3
UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase (f)9 ± 0.310 ± 0.5
UDP-galactose-4-epimerase (r)108 ± 5112 ± 4
6-Phosphofructokinase820 ± 331,070 ± 42
Fructose bisphosphatase4 ± 0.15 ± 0.2
l-Lactate dehydrogenase15,271 ± 86112,150 ± 570
  • a Mean ± standard deviation (n ≥ 4).

  • b r, reverse reaction; f, forward reaction.