TABLE 1.

Transcript levels of selected endoglucanase genes and a xylanase gene in C. thermocellum batch cultures grown on either cellobiose or cellulose

GeneNo. of transcripts per cell on indicated substratea
CellobioseCrystalline cellulose
Exponential phaseLate exponential phaseExponential phaseLate exponential phase
celB681112
celG22222024
celD0.70.910.8
celF1121
xynC54802830
  • a Values represent the averages ± 15% standard error of at least three determinations of mRNA levels.