TABLE 1.

Malate decarboxylase activity

StrainSp acta% WT activity
IL14039.8 ± 2.6100
mleS::M1083s-opt0.19 ± 0.021.9
mleS::M1083s-opt; LtrA uninduced0.17 ± 0.021.7
mleS::M1083s-opt; LtrA induced2.07 ± 0.1521
  • a Average specific activity calculated as micromoles of CO2 evolved per minute per milligram of protein.