Table 2.

Growth of B. subtilis strains in TSS minimal medium

Carbon sourceNitrogen sourceGeneration time of strain
SMY (wild type)BB1267 (ΔrocG::ble)BB1284 (ΔrocG:: ble gudB1)
GlucoseAmmonia575661
Glutamine51NDa ND
Glutamate12613357
Proline8011060
Ornithine6612757
Arginine535257
ProlineProline92NGb 90
OrnithineOrnithine82NG146
ArginineArginine79NG138
  • a ND, not done.

  • b NG, no growth under these conditions.