Table 2.

Physiological parameters of P. putida KT2440 during growth on glucose and in the presence of different concentrations of the uncoupler 2,4-dinitrophenol

DNP (mg liter−1)Specific growth rate (h−1)Biomass yield (g g−1)Specific carbon uptake rate [mmol (gCDW/h)−1]
00.73 ± 0.040.56 ± 0.047.3 ± 0.7
3000.70 ± 0.040.44 ± 0.048.9 ± 0.9
5000.55 ± 0.030.33 ± 0.039.4 ± 0.9
7000.43 ± 0.020.21 ± 0.0211.6 ± 1.2
1,1000.25 ± 0.010.19 ± 0.017.5 ± 0.8