TABLE 1

Doubling times of MDH mutants

StrainDoubling timea (h)
Without La3+With La3+
WT 5GB1Cb3.17 ± 0.132.84 ± 0.15
ΔmxaF mutant3.87 ± 0.452.88 ± 0.24
ΔmxaI mutant3.87 ± 0.162.86 ± 0.12
ΔxoxF mutant2.93 ± 0.0710.3 ± 6.6
  • a Doubling times represent the means for three technical replicates with standard deviations. Doubling times were calculated from three time points during the exponential phase of growth.

  • b WT, wild-type Methylomicrobium buryatense.