TABLE 1

Steady-state values of dry cell weight, carbon dioxide molar yield, and specific carbon dioxide yield for A. vinelandii strains cultured under hypoxic conditionsa

StrainSteady-state value for:
Dry cell wt (g/liter)CO2 molar yield (mol/mol sucrose)Specific CO2 yield (mol/mol sucrose/g dry biomass)
DJ ΔhoxK0.69 ± 0.043.61 ± 0.157.47 ± 0.04
DJ ΔhoxK ΔphbC0.61 ± 0.044.94 ± 0.0511.57 ± 0.02
CA60.62 ± 0.053.88 ± 0.038.92 ± 0.03
CA6 ΔphbC0.50 ± 0.044.55 ± 0.2412.97 ± 0.03
CA11.6 ΔphbC0.53 ± 0.044.28 ± 0.0211.47 ± 0.06
  • a Hypoxic conditions: D = 0.066 h−1, 250 rpm, 0% dO2, and 105.8 mg O2/h.