TABLE 1.

Growth rates of P. putida DOT-T1E and isogenic mutants in the presence and in the absence of toluene

StrainGeneration time (min)a
Without tolueneWith toluene
Wild type77 ± 575 ± 7
cspA2 mutant90 ± 5114 ± 3
xenA mutant230 ± 19300 ± 25
tuf-1 mutant109 ± 8184 ± 5
  • a The values reflect averages of at least four replicates.