TABLE 4.

Generation time of M. acetivorans C2A and Δhpt strainsa

SubstrateGeneration time (h) for:
C2AΔhptb
Methanol7.1 ± 0.27.8 ± 0.1
Trimethylamine9.8 ± 0.410.4 ± 0.7
Dimethylamine24.8 ± 1.227.4 ± 0.8
  • a Determined as described in Materials and Methods.

  • b WWM1 was used as the Δhpt strain.