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Table 3 Growth characteristics of C. glutamicum mutant strains on different inorganic sulphur sources at 2 mM concentration in liquid medium

From: Functional genomics and expression analysis of the Corynebacterium glutamicum fpr2-cysIXHDNYZ gene cluster involved in assimilatory sulphate reduction

  generation timea[h] lag timea[h]
sulphur source WT CR018 (ΔcysZ) CR019 (ΔcysY) CR023 (ΔcysX) CR025 (Δfpr2) WT CR018 (ΔcysZ) CR019 (ΔcysY) CR023 (ΔcysX) CR025 (Δfpr2)
sulphate 2.1 nd b,c nd 6.2 2.2 8.0 nd nd 23.5 11.0
sulphite 2.2 nd nd 4.2 2.1 8.0 nd nd 16.0 11.0
thiosulphate 3.2 3.2 nd 9.5 2.9 9.5 14.0 nd 37.5 10.5
sulphide 3.8 3.8 17.6 7.4 3.2 15.0 13.5 16.5 23.5 15.5
  1. aaverages, calculated from 18 measurements (3 independent cultivations, 6 replicates per cultivation)
  2. bsignificant changes are given in bold script
  3. cnd = not determined due to lack of growth