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Table 1 Geranic acid pools in cultivation media

From: Physiology of deletion mutants in the anaerobic β-myrcene degradation pathway in Castellaniella defragrans

C. defragrans strains Geranic acid concentration [μM]
α-Phellandrene β-Myrcene
65Phen (wild type) 0.24 ± 0.01 8.85 ± 0.6
Δldi n.d. n.d.
Δldi comp 0.33 ± 0.24 6.61 ± 0.19
ΔgeoA n.d. 4.96 ± 1.58
ΔgeoA comp 0.89 ± 0.25 11.79 ± 0.31
  1. C. defragrans cultures were grown in 150 mL with 6 mM α-phellandrene or β-myrcene and 10 mM nitrate at 30°C and 130 rpm. Inoculum size was 1% (v/v). Duplicate determination. Detection limit for geranic acid was 6.4 nM. n.d. = not detectable.