Table 2.

Metabolism of C4-l-[1-14C]HSL by V. paradoxus VAI-C

Nitrogen sourceRadioactivity (103dpm)a% Recovery
ConsumedCO2Culture fluidCells
NH4 + + C4-HSL625285 (46)201 (32)24 (4)82
C4-HSL618466 (76)8 (1)19 (3)80
  • a Values in parentheses are the amount recovered as a percentage of the amount consumed.