TABLE 3

Specific activities of GldA and GlpK in E. faecalis W11a

EnzymeSp act (μmol mg protein−1 min−1)
GlucoseGlycerol
+O2−O2+O2−O2
GldA0.06 ± 0.020.03 ± 0.010.67 ± 0.120.99 ± 0.10
GlpKNDNDNDND
  • a W11 was cultured in M-MRS containing either 50 mM glucose or 100 mM glycerol for 8 h (glucose) or 16 h (glycerol) under aerobic (+O2) or anaerobic (−O2) conditions. The results are the means of results from three experiments ± standard errors. ND, not detected.