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Table 2 Comparison of catabolic pathway activity and origins of metabolic intermediates in central carbon metabolism of D. shibae, P. gallaeciensis and other bacteria derived from carbon labelling experiments.

From: Metabolic fluxes in the central carbon metabolism of Dinoroseobacter shibae and Phaeobacter gallaeciensis, two members of the marine Roseobacter clade

  Pathway activity/Fractional pool composition [%]
  D. shibae a P. gallaeciensis a B. subtilis[21] B. megaterium[18] C. glutamicum[35] E. coli[20]
Glycolysis < 1 < 1 27 46 49 73
PPP < 1 < 1 72 49 48 22
ED pathway > 99 > 99 n.a. n.a. n.a. 4
PEP from PYR 0 0 0 0 0 0
PEP from OAA 0 0 14 0 16 0
  1. athis study
  2. n.a. = not available in the organism